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Is social psychological research really so negatively biased?

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Krueger & Funder (K&F) overstate the defects of Null Hypothesis Significance Testing (NHST), and with it the magnitude of negativity bias within social psychology. We argue that replication matters more than NHST, that the pitfalls of NHST are not always or necessarily realized, and that not all biases are harmless offshoots of adaptive mental abilities.

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Gregg, Aiden P. and Sedikides, Constantine (2004) Is social psychological research really so negatively biased? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, (3), pp. 340-341. (doi:10.1017/S0140525X04340082).

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Published date: 2004
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Local EPrints ID: 40340
ISSN: 0140-525X
PURE UUID: 08b0f152-0c79-4cf2-b156-3cf0f9e38d7b

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Date deposited: 05 Jul 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:34

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