The replication crisis has led to positive structural, procedural, and community changes


The emergence of large-scale replication projects yielding successful rates substantially lower than expected caused the behavioural, cognitive, and social sciences to experience a so-called ‘replication crisis’. In this Perspective, we reframe this ‘crisis’ through the lens of a credibility revolution, focusing on positive structural, procedural and community-driven changes. Second, we outline a path to expand ongoing advances and improvements. The credibility revolution has been an impetus to several substantive changes which will have a positive, long-term impact on our research environment.

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Divisions: College of Health & Life Sciences
College of Health & Life Sciences > Aston Institute of Health & Neurodevelopment (AIHN)
College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Psychology
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Publication ISSN: 2731-9121
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2024 08:10
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2023 09:05
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Published Date: 2023-07-25
Published Online Date: 2023-07-25
Accepted Date: 2023-05-22
Submitted Date: 2023-01-20
Authors: Korbmacher, Max
Azevedo, Flavio
Pennington, Charlotte R. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-5259-642X)
Hartmann, Helena
Pownall, Madeleine
Schmidt, Kathleen
Elsherif, Mahmoud
Breznau, Nate
Robertson, Olly
Kalandadze, Tamara
Yu, Shijun
Baker, Bradley J.
O’Mahony, Aoife
Olsnes, Jørgen Ø. -S.
Shaw, John J.
Gjoneska, Biljana
Yamada, Yuki
Röer, Jan P.
Murphy, Jennifer
Alzahawi, Shilaan
Grinschgl, Sandra
Oliveira, Catia M.
Wingen, Tobias
Yeung, Siu Kit
Liu, Meng
König, Laura M.
Albayrak-Aydemir, Nihan
Lecuona, Oscar
Micheli, Leticia
Evans, Thomas

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