Credibility revolution

Definition: The problems and the solutions resulting from a growing distrust in scientific findings, following concerns about the credibility of scientific claims (e.g., low replicability). The term has been proposed as a more positive alternative to the term replicability crisis, and includes the many solutions to improve the credibility of research, such as preregistration, transparency, and replication.

Related terms: Credibility of scientific claims, High standards of evidence, Open Science, Openness, Reproducibility crisis (aka Replicability or replication crisis), Transparency

References: Angrist and Pischke (2010), Vazire (2018), & Vazire et al. (2020)

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