Meta-science or Meta-research

Definition: The scientific study of science itself with the aim to describe, explain, evaluate and/or improve scientific practices. Meta-science typically investigates scientific methods, analyses, the reporting and evaluation of data, the reproducibility and replicability of research results, and research incentives.

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References: Ioannidis et al. (2015), & Peterson and Panofsky (2020)

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