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Priming – it is all like Oakland

This weekend I found out that Srull & Wyer (1979) has not replicated in a large multi-lab replication effort. I find this shocking. As followers of my blog knows, I did a trace of who cited this article, and as … Continue reading

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GDPR is coming – are we prepared?

The other day, my chair roped me into a meeting with the director of the new super nifty, super secure, super large storing and processing system for all kinds of data that we want to keep and play with, but … Continue reading

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Focus on collaboration, not individual fame.

Fame makes a man take things over Fame lets him loose, hard to swallow Fame puts you there where things are hollow (fame) Fame, it’s not your brain, it’s just the flame That burns your change to keep you insane … Continue reading

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Where the non-famous are

Well, I, and several others followed up on that Perspectives on psychological science symposium I critiqued in my last blog post. I got a revise and resubmit, with a very long action letter where I, am others, were asked to … Continue reading

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Bully for you, Chilly for me: Scientific fame

    Perspectives on Psychological Science published an invited symposium on eminence in psychology, which starts with Robert Sternberg’s Introductory article called “Am I famous yet? Judging Scholarly Merit in Psychological Science: An Introduction ”* As Bobbie Spellman pointed out … Continue reading

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Reflection on Laird and Facial Feedback.

“If the quality of emotional experience is derived from expressive behavior, then, if people were induced to express an emotion, it would be expected that they would subsequently report feeling that emotion” Laird (1974).   When I did my little … Continue reading

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Posing the Face – an overview of early Laird research

Let me start with this link to a lovely blog by Lynneguist on the meaning of Frowns. http://separatedbyacommonlanguage.blogspot.se/2016/09/frowns.html Because, evidently it varies! I always considered it meaning that you pull your eye-brows down in a somewhat angry expression – frowning … Continue reading

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Blog post on the occasion of Strack Stepper & Martin not replicating, and thoughts about what to do next.

Strack didn’t replicate. STRACK DIDN’T REPLICATE. If you wonder which Strack (which, really, one should as he is prolific), I’m clarifying – it is the one where you stick a pen in your mouth and it makes you think a … Continue reading

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On Brannigan (rise and fall of Social Psych), and Henrich (the secret of our success) and psychological research in general.

When I read David Hull’s ”Science as a process (1988), he reiterated one controversy that I found interesting for Psychology. His area were systematics – how to best classify animals and plants (the stuff of Linnaeus – science is never … Continue reading

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Tracing Strack, the preamble

I’ve started a second trace! A bit to pursue proof of concept, get a feel for extendability. A trace is, after all, a bit like a case study. I’ve selected the Strack, Martin and Stepper (1988). Better known as the … Continue reading

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