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Testing Scientific Claim At Own Risk: Reproducibility Against Novelty

Artem Akopyan, The University of Western Ontario

Full paper: www.kon.org/urc/v12/akopyan.html

Abstract The article discusses the problem of validation by means of independent replication. Bem’s studies of precognition are discussed in that context, as well as the recognized measure of implicit attitudes, the Affect Misattribution Procedure (AMP). Subsequently, a review of LeBel’s replication of Payne, Hall, Cameron, and Bishara (2010) is presented. Finally, important replication-oriented initiatives are outlined.

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