Web Postings


Webpages on Scientific Practices:

Babies Learning Language

In addition to language learning and child development, Michael Frank’s blog focuses on experimental methodology, replication and reproducibility, and ways to promote open science.

Bad Science

Ben Goldacre’s blog focuses on uses and misuses of science and statistics by politicians, journalists, drug companies, and alternative therapists.

Building Blogs of Science

Fabiana Kubke’s blog discusses open access publication and science communication. Also, the blog includes posts about neuroscience.

Center for Open Science

The Center for Open Science blog aims to change the culture and incentives that drive researcher’s attitudes and behaviors, systems that support their research, and models that dominate scientific communication.

ChemBark

Paul Bracher’s blog about chemistry research includes posts about scientific misconduct that occurs in the field of chemistry.

Cross Validated

A question and answer site for people interested in statistics and data analysis.

The Cultural Cognition Project

A blog run by Yale Law School, discusses how individuals form perceptions based on their values, especially regarding science communication and climate change.

Daniel Lakens

Daniel Lakens’ blog focuses on research methods and the use of statistics in psychology. There are also posts about bias in psychological research.

Daniel Simons

Daniel Simons’ blog raises concerns about claims and findings in new peer-reviewed academic papers. He conducts research on visual perception, attention, and awareness.

Data Colada

A blog run by Uri Simonsohn, Leif Nelson, and Joe Simons, authors of “P-Curve: A Key to the File Drawer.” Blog posts focus on how to assess the evidentiary value of findings, recommendations for proper research methods and statistical techniques, and the replication of psychological experiments.

The EJP Blog

The EJP Blog is interested in personality psychology and promotes theoretical and empirical research and projects on personality psychology.

Elsevier

Elsevier helps institutions, professionals, and others to advance open science and improve scientific performance for the betterment of society. They want to use information and turn it into action.

Error Statistics Philosophy

Deborah Mayo’s blog discusses frequentist and Bayesian approaches to quantitative analysis and statistics.

Experiment

This online platform focuses on driving, funding, and sharing scientific research. This team is made up of scientists, designers, and technologists passionate about allowing scientistic projects to flourish.

First Monday

First Monday is one of the first open access journals on the internet. This is a place one can find articles and information about communications and science communications.

Funderstorms

David Funder’s blog discusses social psychology and personality psychology. Blog postings also address current debates within the field of social psychology over replication, political bias, and how results are interpreted.

The Hardest Science

Sanjay Srivastava’s blog discusses the complexities of psychological science, which in his view is the hardest science. This is because of the difficulty psychologists have in isolating all of the possible influences on human behavior.

Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed features blogs on go-to online source for higher education news, thought leadership, careers and resources.

Inside Science Resources

This webpage provides access to scientific information and technology, tips, and insights through their digital library.

Jeromy Anglim’s Blog: Psychology and Statistics

Jeromy Anglim’s blog contains a bevy of resources for statistical analysis. He also discusses data analysis in the social sciences and organizational psychology, with a particular focus on the freeware program, R.

Junk Charts

Kaiser Fung’s blog focuses on how the visual representation of data can impact how one interprets results and the conclusions reached.

The Learning Scientists

The Learning Scientists blog is run by a group of psychologists interested in the science of learning (also known as research on education).

National Association of Science Writers

This webpage aims to provide information to the general public about science, health, engineering, technology, etc. by showcasing the works of scientific writers.

The Neurocritic

The Neurocritic reviews published research on neuroscience in an attempt to identify sensationalistic and/or erroneous claims in the literature.

Neuroskeptic

The Neuroskeptic draws attention to newly published research in neuroscience and discusses issues of reliability, validity, and replication as they pertain to neuroscience.

New England Chapter American Association for Public Opinion Research (NEAAPOR)

NEAAPOR regularly sponsors speakers who discuss current issues with public opinion research. Their website holds the slides and videos of these speakers’ presentations. \

Nice Bread

Felix Schönbrodt’s blog discusses research methods and the replication crisis in psychology. Also, his blog raises concerns about claims and findings in peer-reviewed academic publications.

Notes from Two Scientific Psychologists

Andrew D. Wilson and Sabrina Golonka’s blog discuss cognitive psychology, perception, and linguistics. Also, the blog comments on the replication crisis in psychology.

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology has a blog and a knowledge base. They are a science-based online resource packed full of courses, techniques, tools, and tips to help you put positive psychology into practice every day.

Prove Yourself Wrong

Etienne LeBel’s blog discusses experimental social psychology, metascience, and issues regarding peer-reviewed publications and the replication crisis in psychology.

Psychological Statistics

The blog Psychological Statistics focuses exclusively on statistical methods and analysis in psychological research.

The Psychologist

The Psychologist is packed with articles, letters, interviews, news, reviews, careers and jobs, it is the best way to keep up to date with all corners of psychology. They also publish a wide range of scientific, professional and personal formats aimed at our large and diverse audience.

Quantifying Replicability: The R-Index

Ulrich Schimmack’s blog details the R-index, devloped by Schimmack, and applies it to published research findings in an attempt to identify findings that are likely to replicate.

Rabble Rouser

Lee Jussim’s blog discusses the influence of political biases on social psychological research, questionable research practices, questionable interpretive practices, and stereotype accuracy.

The Research Whisperer

The Research Whisperer is dedicated to higher education research in academia. This blog is great if you’re interested in learning more about researcher lives and cultures, how to navigate grants-speak and build your research track-record, and being part of an international community of scholars and research professionals.

Retraction Watch

Tracks official retractions of published research due to erroneous data, scientific misconduct, inaccurate conclusions, etc.

Rolf Zwaan

Rolf Zwaan’s blog is primarily focused on replication and the development of good replication practices.  Posts also discuss retractions and rare examples of outright research fraud.

Science Blog

“Science Bob” Pflugfelder is a science teacher, author, maker, and presenter that knows how to share the world of science like never before. He guest stars on many shows and brings a positive light on science. One can check out his work and blog here.

Science Direct 

Science Direct provides access to peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content. One can find easy to access articles and credible information on this webpage.

ScienceOpen Blog

This blog is a discovery platform with interactive features for scholars to enhance their research in the open, make an impact, and receive credit for it. They provide context building services for publishers, to bring researchers closer to the content than ever before.

Science Practice

Science Practice works on building teams that bind together for science-focused research, ventures, and projects.

Science Talk

Science Talk, a non-profit organization that focuses on empowering and inspiring scientific communication. Through their platform they plan to, “promote responsible practices in science communication, facilitate discussion and exchange of ideas, enable networking, and foster public engagement.”

Science Transparency

Science Transparency is a blog that aims to restore scientific integrity and health. In addition, this blog focuses on issues surrounding ‘post publication peer review.’

The Sciences

Part of Scientific American, this webpage allows one to search amongst an online newsletter for any information surrounding ‘the sciences.’

Sherman’s Head

Ryne Sherman’s blog discusses psychological research methods,, proper interpretation of statistical results, validity and reliability, and replication.

Small Pond Science

This site is about how scientists research, teach and mentor in all kinds of academic institutions, including teaching-centered universities.

sometimes i’m wrong

Simine Vazire’s blog discusses philosophy of science, scientific integrity, the replication crisis, and the reform of research practices within the social sciences.

SpringerOpen Blog

This blog aims to provide open access to information across all scientific disciplines. One could also find opinion pieces and highlights on research and access to publishing.

Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science: This blog houses a number of statisticians who focus on best practices in statistical modeling, analysis, and interpretation.

Trait State

Brent Donnellan’s blog discusses the replication crisis in psychology, null results, and issues of reliability and validity.