Replication Crisis in Psychology Research Turns Ugly and Odd

Replication Crisis in Psychology Research Turns Ugly and Odd 1

Bret Hartman

Daniel Gilbert, a psychology professor at Harvard, wrote that certain so-called replicators are “shameless little bullies” and “second stringers” who engage in tactics “out of Senator Joe McCarthy’s playbook.”

Another salvo was fired recently in what’s become known in the psychology Twitterverse as "repligate."

In a blog post published last week, Timothy D. Wilson, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia and the author of Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change,