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For questions on the statistical method of combining or contrasting the results of different studies. See also the [statistics] tag.

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Is there a replication crisis in psychology? How do we know?

I've only been able to find two studies published in Science on this: Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science", Open Science Collaboration (OSC), 2015 Comment on 'Estimating the ...
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Comparing factor analyses from different surveys

I am trying to replicate a study that used factor analysis on a survey to identify latent constructs. So I administered a similar survey and also performed a factor analysis. How do I compare the ...
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What is the name of the tendency to portray oneself in the positive light?

I know it exists and it has a name... But my google-fu skills are lacking, due to a pretty niche concept that uses a lot of generic keywords. There is a fallacy / mental model / a tendency for people ...
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When did we discover the replication crisis in psychology?

I read the the term was coined in 2010s, but that doesn't mean that was when we became aware of it.
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List of research paper meta information sites

Note: So-called "big-list" questions are occasionally tolerated here; I'm hoping this one will pass muster. I'm looking to compile a list of existing post-publication meta-sites. These would be ...
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Thesaurus for types of psychological projections

Thanks to Berne, there is an plethora of "games people play" between people based on pattern analysis of social interaction. Now, is there a comparable approach to analysis of psychological ...
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Converting Kendall's τ to r for meta-analysis

I'm conducting a meta-analysis of the relationship between male sexual dimorphism (masculinity) and mating/reproductive success. I'm converting all effect sizes to r and I'm a bit unsure of how to go ...
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Are studies included in most meta-analyses based on a narrow range of participants?

This question is mostly quoted from A New Psychology of Women (2017) by Lips, page 63: Finally, and perhaps most importantly, the studies included in most meta-analyses are based on a narrow range ...
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What metrics are used to measure success in treating dysthymia?

What metrics are used to measure success in treating dysthymia? What data is available on the outcomes of dysthymic patients?
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Human behaviour in one-shot perfect information games

Background A one-shot game is one where two participants have some set of actions $\{1, ... , n\}$, they make their decision on which option to take (without knowing the decision of their partner, or ...
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Reproducible meta-analysis in psychology

I am a big proponent of reproducible data analysis. In particular, I like when researchers share documents in formats like Sweave and knitr which weave statistical output (e.g., text, tables, and ...
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What is the reliability of GPA?

I'm in the process of performing a meta-analysis that includes Grade Point Average (GPA) as one of the variables. For some purposes, it might be useful to have an estimate of the reliability of ...
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What articles use structural equation modelling in a meta-analytic context to model mediation?

I'm interested in structural equation modelling (SEM) meta-analysis and its application to modelling mediation relationships. Mike W.-L. Cheung has written a few articles on the topic of SEM Meta-...
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