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QTIPs: Questionable theoretical and interpretive practices in social psychology

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 September 2015

Mark J. Brandt
Affiliation:
Department of Social Psychology, Tilburg University, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands. m.j.brandt@tilburguniversity.edu t.proulx@tilburguniversity.edu http://mjbrandt.com/ https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/webwijs/show/t.proulx.htm
Travis Proulx
Affiliation:
Department of Social Psychology, Tilburg University, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands. m.j.brandt@tilburguniversity.edu t.proulx@tilburguniversity.edu http://mjbrandt.com/ https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/webwijs/show/t.proulx.htm

Abstract

One possible consequence of ideological homogeneity is the misinterpretation of data collected with otherwise solid methods. To help identify these issues outside of politically relevant research, we name and give broad descriptions to three questionable interpretive practices described by Duarte et al. and introduce three additional questionable theoretical practices that also reduce the theoretical power and paradigmatic scope of psychology.

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