ERIC Number: EJ360209
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
How Hard is Hard Science, How Soft is Soft Science? The Empirical Cumulativeness of Research.
Hedges, Larry V.
American Psychologist, v42 n5 p443-55 May 1987
Research results in the social and behavioral sciences are thought to be less replicable than results in the physical sciences. Comparisons of the cumulativeness of research in the former sciences have not been made. Argues that the study of cumulativeness could predict results from replicated experiments under good conditions. (Author/VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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