Apr 21, 2019
Jonathan and Chris interview Brian Nosek, a professor of psychology and the co-founder and director of the Center for Open Science. They discuss problems and solutions in modern scientific research, such as committing scientists… to stick to a protocol.
Table of contents.
2:00 The culture of science.
4:18 Publications as currency for career advancement.
7:53 What researchers tell each other at the bar.
12:48 The solution to climate change (not really).
18:24 The paper is advertising for the research.
22:16 Weaknesses of the peer review process.
23:58 One data set, many scientists, different conclusions.
27:29 Resistance to sharing.
29:52 The road to the Center for Open Science.
37:49 Signs of success.
44:10 The generational gap in openness.
46:55 Registered reports.
The Center for Open Science website: http://www.cos.io
Project Implicit: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/
For scientists, the Open Science Framework: http://www.osf.io
Theme music: "Troll of the Mountain Swing" by the Underscore Orkestra.
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