Category Archives: Reproducibility

The Island Where People Forget to Die – NYTimes.com

The Island Where People Forget to Die – NYTimes.com.

“…their daily routine unfolded much the way Leriadis had described it: Wake naturally, work in the garden, have a late lunch, take a nap. At sunset, they either visited neighbors or neighbors visited them. Their diet was also typical: a breakfast of goat’s milk, wine, sage tea or coffee, honey and bread. Lunch was almost always beans (lentils, garbanzos), potatoes, greens (fennel, dandelion or a spinachlike green called horta) and whatever seasonal vegetables their garden produced; dinner was bread and goat’s milk. At Christmas and Easter, they would slaughter the family pig and enjoy small portions of larded pork for the next several months… “

Publishing stings find predatory journals, shoddy peer review | Ars Technica

Science??? Who knew? I hope the sham articles published submitted to these journals will not be replicated.

Publishing stings find predatory journals, shoddy peer review | Ars Technica.

Putting psychological research to the test with the Reproducibility Project

This is a “Hot Topic” on The Conversation web site (a compilation of short articles and opinion pieces from Australia Academics – a joint project by a consortium of top universities here)

Read the full article at http://theconversation.edu.au/putting-psychological-research-to-the-test-with-the-reproducibility-project-7052

“An ambitious new project is attempting to replicate every single study published in 2008 in three leading academic psychology journals. It’s called the Reproducibility Project.