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Beyond the ‘replication crisis,’ does research face an ‘inference crisis’?

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For the past decade, social scientists have been unpacking a ‘replication crisis’ that has revealed how findings of an alarming number of scientific studies are difficult or impossible to repeat. Efforts are underway to improve the reliability of findings, but cognitive psychology researchers say that not enough attention has been paid to the validity of theoretical inferences made from research findings.

Source: ScienceDaily.com