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SELF CORRECTION HELPED PSYCHOLOGY’S REPUTATION
Science Magazine’s list of scientific breakthroughs for 2015 included the Psychology’s reproducibility project. While it didn’t win breakthrough of the year, the reproducibility project has been praised in other year-end roundups, according to the APS.
Low replication rates hurt psychology’s reputation, but the project that discovered these rates helped it. The positive effects of the project will be felt for a long time.