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Coping with the replicability crisis

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
Coping with the replicability crisis

We can't trust academic research. This is the troubling implication of the replicabilitycrisis - the fact that researchers often cannot reproduce the results claimed by other researchers. This crisis is a long-standing one: as long ago as 2005 John Ioannidis said that most published research findings in medicine "are false". And it seems to afflict most natural and social sciences.

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