Failures of replication in psychology

Ten Famous Psychology Findings That It’s Been Difficult To Replicate

Every now and again a psychology finding is published that immediately grabs the world’s attention and refuses to let go – often it’s a result with immediate implications for how we can live more happily and peacefully, or it says something profound about human nature. Said finding then enters the public consciousness, endlessly recycled in pop psychology books and magazine articles. Unfortunately, sometimes when other researchers have attempted to obtain these same influential findings, they’ve struggled. ….[READ]

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