The Irreproducibility Crisis of Modern Science

Causes, Consequences, and the Road to Reform

A reproducibility crisis afflicts a wide range of scientific and social-scientific disciplines, from epidemiology to social psychology. Many supposedly scientific results cannot be reproduced, because of improper use of statistics, arbitrary research techniques, lack of accountability, political groupthink, and a scientific culture biased toward producing positive results. The report includes a series of policy recommendations, scientific and political, for alleviating the reproducibility crisis


Executive Summary

Download PDF

Press Package

Download PDF
Articles on this Report

January 03, 2019

December 17, 2018

Related Reports

Mentions of this Report