Research Culture and Reproducibility

Marcus R Munafo, Christopher D. Chambers, Alexandra Collins, Laura Fortunato, Malcolm R Macleod

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There is ongoing debate regarding the robustness and credibility of published scientific research. We argue that these issues stem from two broad causal mechanisms: the cognitive biases of researchers, and the incentive structures within which researchers operate. The UK Reproducibility Network is working with researchers, institutions, funders, publishers and other stakeholders to address these issues.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Cognitive Sciences
Early online date28 Dec 2019
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 28 Dec 2019

Structured keywords

  • Cognitive Science


  • replication crisis
  • UK Reproducibility Network


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