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Saturday, August 6 • 5:40pm - 6:40pm
The replication crisis: How widespread is it and should it affect our plans?

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The modern finding that large amounts of the psychology and sociology literature do not replicate has opened up many questions about how to properly conduct research and discover truths about the world. How can we tackle the question of doing the most good in a way that produces reliable and valuable research?

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Julia Galef

Julia is the president and co-founder of the Center for Applied Rationality, an organization teaching math- and cognitive science-based techniques for effective decision-making. Julia's work on rationality has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Discover, Slate, Fast Company, and Vice. Since 2010, she's been the host of the popular Rationally Speaking podcast.

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avatar for Stuart Buck

Stuart Buck

Vice President, Laura and John Arnold Foundation
Research/evaluation
avatar for Brian Nosek

Brian Nosek

Brian Nosek received a Ph.D. in from Yale University in 2002 and is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia. He received early career awards from the International Social Cognition Network (ISCON) and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). He co-founded Project Implicit (http://projectimplicit.net/) an Internet-based multi-university collaboration of research and education about... Read More →
avatar for Ivan Oransky

Ivan Oransky

Ivan Oransky, MD, is the vice president and global editorial director of MedPage Today, co-founder of the MacArthur Foundation- and Arnold Foundation-funded Retraction Watch, and Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University's Arthur Carter Journalism Institute. He previously was executive editor of Reuters Health and held editorial positions at Scientific American and The Scientist. He is the recipient of the 2015 John P. McGovern... Read More →
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Stephanie Wykstra

Stephanie Wykstra is a research consultant for Alltrials and a freelance writer. She has held positions with Innovations for Poverty Action and GiveWell, and previously worked in academia as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Stephanie holds a BA from Yale University and earned a PhD in philosophy from Rutgers University, where she specialized in Epistemology.


Saturday August 6, 2016 5:40pm - 6:40pm
1. Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA 94720

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