Do psychological phenomena exist?

Replication is impossible, falsification unnecessary and truth lies in published articles (?)

I recently peer reviewed a partly shocking piece called “Reproducibility in Psychological Science: When Do Psychological Phenomena Exist?“ (Iso-Ahola, 2017). In the article, the author makes some very good points, which unfortunately get drowned under very strange statements and positions. Me, Eiko Fried and Etienne LeBel addressed those shortly in a commentary (awaiting publication; preprint). Below, I’d like to expand upon some additional thoughts I had about the piece, to answer Martin Hagger’s question. ….[READ]

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