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Extraordinary claims, extraordinary evidence? A discussion

Shiffrin, Richard M., Matzke, Dora, Crystal, Jonathon D., Wagenmakers, E.-J., Chandramouli, Suyog H., Vandekerckhove, Joachim, Zorzi, Marco, Morey, Richard D. ORCID: and Murphy, Mary C. 2021. Extraordinary claims, extraordinary evidence? A discussion. Learning and Behavior 49 (3) , pp. 265-275. 10.3758/s13420-021-00474-5

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Roberts (2020, Learning & Behavior, 48[2], 191–192) discussed research claiming honeybees can do arithmetic. Some readers of this research might regard such claims as unlikely. The present authors used this example as a basis for a debate on the criterion that ought to be used for publication of results or conclusions that could be viewed as unlikely by a significant number of readers, editors, or reviewers.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Psychology
Additional Information: This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made.
Publisher: Springer Verlag (Germany)
ISSN: 1543-4494
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 2 September 2021
Date of Acceptance: 21 June 2021
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2022 11:34

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