Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Research Opportunity- Replication!

If any of you are planning on getting your students involved with research experiences, than this announcement might be useful: The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (great organization, by the way, and they love high school teacher members!) recently started an effort to encourage psychology students to replicate recent and important psych studies:

Open Science Framework - Collaborative Replications and Education Project

This "call" is pointed at college students and teachers, but I don't think there's any reason why ambitious high school folks shouldn't be involved! The list of studies that they are encouraging replication for is intriguing (list below). If any of you high school folks dive into this, please let us know so we can post about it on the blog?

  • Griskevicius, V., Tybur, J. M., & Van den Bergh, B. (2010). Going green to be seen: Status, reputation, and conspicuous conservation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(3), 392-404. Study 1
  • Elliot, A. J., Niesta Kayser, D., Greitemeyer, T., Lichtenfeld, S., Gramzow, R. H., Maier, M. A., & Liu, H. (2010). Red, rank, and romance in women viewing men. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 139(3), 399. Study 7
  • Back, M. D., Stopfer, J. M., Vazire, S., Gaddis, S., Schmukle, S. C., Egloff, B., & Gosling, S. D. (2010). Facebook profiles reflect actual personality, not self-idealization. Psychological Science, 21(3), 372-374. Study 1
  • Diener, E., Ng, W., Harter, J., & Arora, R. (2010). Wealth and happiness across the world: material prosperity predicts life evaluation, whereas psychosocial prosperity predicts positive feeling. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99(1), 52. Study 1
  • Mazar, N., & Zhong, C. B. (2010). Do green products make us better people?.Psychological Science, 21(4), 494-498. Study 2
  • Weinstein, N., & Ryan, R. M. (2010). When helping helps: autonomous motivation for prosocial behavior and its influence on well-being for the helper and recipient. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(2), 222. Study 4
  • Kool, W., McGuire, J. T., Rosen, Z. B., & Botvinick, M. M. (2010). Decision making and the avoidance of cognitive demand. . Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 139(4), 665. Study 1
  • Tsouloupas, C. N., Carson, R. L., Matthews, R., Grawitch, M. J., & Barber, L. K. (2010). Exploring the association between teachers’ perceived student misbehaviour and emotional exhaustion: the importance of teacher efficacy beliefs and emotion regulation. Educational Psychology, 30(2), 173-189. Study 1
  • Kiefer, M., & Martens, U. (2010). Attentional sensitization of unconscious cognition: task sets modulate subsequent masked semantic priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 139(3), 464. Study 1
  • Florian Jaeger, T. (2010). Redundancy and reduction: Speakers manage syntactic information density. Cognitive Psychology, 61(1), 23-62. Study 1
posted by Rob McEntarffer

1 comment:

Sue Frantz said...

This is definitely a worthy project, and thank you for promoting it! To clarify, it's not an STP initiative. It's co-sponsored by the Center for Open Science and Psi Chi (psych honor society for 4-year colleges).