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Psychological researchers have made great strides to improve methods and practices, but we can do more. This pre-conference, sponsored by the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science, will provide hands-on training with new tools such as PsyArXiv (a psychology preprint server), StudySwap (“a platform for interlab replication, collaboration, and research resource exchange”), and statcheck (a tool for verifying statistical reporting). We will also discuss how to incorporate open science practices in teaching, mentoring, and reviewing. All sessions will be action-oriented and give participants concrete tips and lessons to improve their own research and contribute to the improvement of the field. This pre-conference is aimed at people at all career stages.  No experience with replicability or open science is required, and we hope that all attendees will be active participants in the sessions.

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Schedule of Events:

Optional meet and greet for early arriving attendees
8 - 8:30 AM

Michèle Nuijten

Yuichi Shoda

Ben Brown


Constraints on generalizability


Active Symposium

8:30 - 9:30 AM

20 min each

David Mellor

Registered Reports & pre-registration


9:30 - 10:15 AM

COFFEE BREAK 10:15 - 10:30 AM

Sanjay Srivastava,
Joanne Chung



10:30 - 11:30 AM

LUNCH 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Chris Chartier,
Randy McCarthy

Study Swap &
Collabra Nexus


12:30 - 1:00 PM

Sara Weston

Secondary data


1:00 - 1:45 PM

Jessica Kay Flake



1:45 - 2:30 PM

COFFEE BREAK 2:30 - 2:45 PM

Katie Corker

Challenges in reproducible meta-analysis


2:45 - 3:15 PM

Simine Vazire,
Joseph Hilgard

Correcting bias: What meta-analysis can and can’t do


3:15 - 3:45 PM

Bobbie Spellman

Big Picture


3:45 - 4:00 PM

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Save $25 when you register for both convention and preconference together!

Registration for preconferences is limited and fills quickly.
Registration is now open and will not reopen once this preconference fills.

Registration Discount:

The first 40 student or early career members to register for this pre conference will receive a $45 discount towards registration, brought to you by SIPS and a few generous donors. This brings the cost of the pre conference to $25 when combined with full convention registration (or $50 if you register for the pre conference only). Please use the code 18ImpPsy45 during the registration process.

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Simine Vazire, University of California, Davis
Katie Corker, Grand Valley State University

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