Replication crisis = trust crisis? The effect of successful vs failed replications on laypeople’s trust in researchers and research

Friederike Hendriks, Dorothe Kienhues & Rainer Bromme
In methodological and practical debates about replications in science, it is (often implicitly) assumed that replications will affect public trust in science. In this preregistered experiment (N = 484), we varied (a) whether a replication attempt was successful or not and (b) whether the replication was authored by the same, or another lab. Results showed that ratings of study credibility (e.g. evidence strength, ηP2 = .15) and researcher trustworthiness (e.g. expertise, ηP2 = .15) were...
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