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Can the replication movement be harmful to research?

Screen Shot 2013-11-24 at 11.08.03 AMDoes the “gold standard” of reproducibility hinder promising research? Do we unfairly damage the reputations of scientist by declaring a finding irreproducible? How should we react when we cannot reproduce the work? A piece in Nature gives provoking arguments against thoughtless replication.
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Best of replication & data sharing Collection 2

bestofThese are the best pieces I came across in the last months on replication, reproducibility & data sharing. While not strictly on political science, they are inspiring and worth discussing. Collection #2 (5 March, 2013 – May 27, 2013).
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