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Replicability

Columbus and Replicability

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 10.15.2015 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

What Columbus did discover was not America per se, but a replicable and openly published route to America. And that's what made him justifiably famous. The day he reached the New World was a significant event, but it wasn't really important until he showed that he (and anyone else) could do it again.

Psychology Is Not in Crisis? Depends on What You Mean by "Crisis"

Brian D. Earp | Posted 09.02.2016 | Science
Brian D. Earp

A major reason for the so-called "crisis" in psychology is the fact that a very large number of not-well-designed, and not-carefully-run studies have been making it through peer review for decades.

The Meaning Behind "Entrepreneur" and "Scale" and How Philanthropic Lending Can Improve Lives

Aneri Patel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Aneri Patel

While scale is necessary to solve the world's greatest problems, this language hurts small and local social enterprises that have no capacity to solve huge problems across the world, but have real concrete impact in the few villages they operate in.

Watch out, the truth is slipping away

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

However you define it, the truth implies a connection to reality that can be tested. It's true that helium is lighter than air and that water boils at...