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Psychologists are facing up to problems with replication.

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by wdb, Sep 14, 2012.

  1. wdb

    wdb Senior Member

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    Interesting article about psychological research
    http://www.nature.com/news/replication-studies-bad-copy-1.10634


     
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  2. Sean

    Sean Senior Member

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    Sounds familiar. Except maybe not so innocent.
     
  3. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    I've not read the whole thing, but I want too... I can re-use a reply I just made to one of Dolphin's threads:

    Thanks. Too much interesting stuff to read at the mo.

    It does seem like exactly the sorts of problems we've complained about in CFS, and had dismissed as a reflection of patients failing to understand how mind and body interact, or a stigmatisation of mental health issues, are now beginning to be recognised as a serious problem within much of psychology. They just couldn't believe it when it came from CFS patients.
     
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    Sean Senior Member

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    The cognitive dissonance generated by acknowledging that we were right would rent the psychiatric heavens asunder. Gods would be falling all over the place.

    Can't have that.
     
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