Lessons from the first two years of operating a study registry

Caroline Watt, James E Kennedy

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The need for improved methodology for psychological research has recently received much attention. The primary recommendation has been increased emphasis on confirmatory or replication research that is carefully planned with adequate sample size and is pre-registered (Wagenmakers et al., 2012; Nosek and Lakens, 2014; Simons et al., 2014). Study registration options are currently being developed and implemented. Based on our experience operating a study registry, we offer practical recommendations and observations that may be useful when implementing study registration more widely.
Original languageEnglish
Article number173
JournalFrontiers in Psychology
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2015


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