November 17th, 2021 | 1 hr 7 mins
cardi b, field experiments, methods, preregistration, researcher degrees of freedom
Alexa and Yoel talk about objections to preregistration. Does preregistration imply that researchers can't be trusted? Does it mean that they can't use their best judgment? When might preregistration be unhelpful? We also discuss how preregistration would have helped in a recent paper testing Cardi B's maxim that "hoes don't get cold."
June 9th, 2021 | 1 hr 26 mins
open science, preregistration, publishing, scientific utopia
Yoel and Alexa discuss progress in open science over the past 10 years. Is the scientific reform glass half-full or half-empty? Where have we made progress, and what still needs work? Also, the true story of how Ashley Madison got its name.
March 4th, 2020 | 1 hr 14 mins
effect sizes, preregistration, terror management theory, the jesus rolls
In a grab bag episode, Yoel and Mickey talk movies, politics, replicator degrees of freedom, and effect sizes.