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Verify original results through reanalysis before replicating

  • Michèle B. Nuijten (a1), Marjan Bakker (a1), Esther Maassen (a1) and Jelte M. Wicherts (a1)


In determining the need to directly replicate, it is crucial to first verify the original results through independent reanalysis of the data. Original results that appear erroneous and that cannot be reproduced by reanalysis offer little evidence to begin with, thereby diminishing the need to replicate. Sharing data and scripts is essential to ensure reproducibility.



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