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SBSRI Methods Series Workshop

SBSRI Methods Series Workshop

Friday, February 2, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This workshop explores the latest advances in the reproducibility and replicability of research like pre-registering research, posting and managing data, evaluating the informational value of existing research, directly replicating existing and ongoing research, and using open science platforms.

Location

Illini Union
Illini Rooms B and C
1401 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
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Agenda

Friday, February 2, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Keynote
Simine Vazire, 2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Open Social Science
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.  Improving Our Science Before It Is Conducted: Power, Effect Sizes, and Better Study Design (R. Chris Fraley)
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. How to Use OSF and Related Sites for Pre-Registration, Registration, and Archiving (Juliane Schneider, Andrew Hall)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Publishing in the New World
Panel of Editors (Richard Lucas, R. Chris Fraley, Daniel Simons, Simine Vazire, Brent Roberts, Jennifer Tackett, etc.)
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Evaluating the Information Value of Our Work
Techniques for Estimating the Strength of Evidence: P-Curves, R-Indices, TIVA, Meta-Analysis, and more (Katie Corker, Blake McShane)
2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. All Things Replication
—Pre-Registration, Registration, Registered Replication Reports (Daniel Simons)
—Experiences in Direct Replication (Richard Lucas, Brent Donnellan)
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Professional Issues
Panel Session on Career Issues: Hiring, Promotion, and Reproducibility (Pamela Davis-Kean, William Chopik, Sanjay Srivastava, Alexa Tullett, Simine Vazire)

If you have any questions for the publishing or career panelists, or have any other topics you would like us to address during this workshop, please let us know!

You can submit questions and comments here or send them to sfl@illinois.edu.

Speaker Bios

Keynote Speaker
Simine Vazire
Recipient of the 2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Open Social Science, University of California, Davis
Simine Vazire is an associate professor of psychology at UC Davis. She is the director of the Personality and Self-Knowledge Laboratory and the co-founder and current president of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science, a senior editor at Collabra: Psychology, and editor-in-chief of Social Psychological and Personality Science. Her research is funded by the National Science Foundation and examines accuracy and bias in people's perceptions of their own behavior and personality. She also conducts meta-science examining how people interpret scientific findings, and tracking trends in the methods and results of published studies in psychology over time.

Jake Bowers
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jake Bowers is an associate professor of political science at the University of Illinois. He received his PhD in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include political methodology, applied statistics, and political behavior.

William Chopik
Michigan State University
William Chopik is an assistant professor of psychology at Michigan State University. He received his PhD in personality and social contexts from the University of Michigan. His research focuses on lifespan development and close relationships, close relationship and health and well-being, and late-life issues.

Katie Corker
Grand Valley State University
Katie Corker is an assistant professor of psychology at Grand Valley State University. She received her PhD in social and personality psychology from Michigan State University. Her research interests include motivation and goal setting, personality and individual differences, research methods and assessment, and social cognition.

Pamela Davis-Kean
University of Michigan
Pamela Davis-Kean is a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan. She received her PhD in applied social psychology and quantitative methods from Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on the effects of socio-economic status of parents on the outcomes of their children, specifically the influence of parental educational attainment on the development of the home environment.

Brent Donnellan
Michigan State University
Brent Donnellan is a professor of psychology at Texas A&M University. He received his PhD in human development from University of California, Davis. His research interests include personality trait development, personality assessment, self-esteem and narcissism, and replication.

R. Chris Fraley
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
R. Chris Fraley is a professor of psychology at the University of Illinois. He received his PhD in social-personality psychology from UC Davis. His research focuses on the study of attachment processes in close relationships, personality dynamics and development, and research methods.

Andrew Hall
Northwestern University
Andrew Hall is a graduate student in personality, development, and health at Northwestern University. His research focuses on how personality processes impact health outcomes over the life course and has an interest in open science and improving scientific practices to enhance replicability.

Richard Lucas
Michigan State University
Richard Lucas is a professor of psychology at Michigan State University. He received his PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois. His research focuses on stability and change in personality and subjective well-being, the effects of major life events, and measurement of subjective well-being.

Blake McShane
Northwestern University
Blake McShane is an associate professor of marketing at Northwestern University. He received his PhD in statistics from the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include Bayesian hierarchical modeling, statistical learning, generalized Markov models, probability models for marketing, and developing new methodology for unique data structures with application to business problems.

Brent Roberts
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Brent Roberts is a professor of psychology at the University of Illinois. He received his PhD in personality psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include personality development, personality assessment, personality and health, and conscientiousness.

Juliane Schneider
Harvard University
Juliane Scheider is the lead data curator for Harvard Catalyst’s eagle-i and is currently using ontologies and data harmonization to maximize discovery and data sharing/reuse. She received an MS in library science and an MS in information systems from Drexel University. She is a certified instructor for Data Carpentry.

Daniel Simons
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Daniel Simons is a professor of psychology at the University of Illinois. He received his PhD in experimental psychology from Cornell University. He conducts research on change blindness, scene perception, object recognition, visual memory, visual fading, attention, and driving and distraction.

Sanjay Srivastava
University of Oregon
Sanjay Srivastava is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Oregon. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on how personality affects and is affected by the social environment, including research on interpersonal perception, emotions, personality dynamics and development, and the psychology of online societies.

Victoria Stodden
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Victoria Stodden is an associate professor in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois. She received her PhD in statistics from Stanford University. Her research focuses on reproducibility in computational science, designing and implementing validation systems, developing standards of openness for data and code sharing, and resolving legal and policy barriers to disseminating reproducible research.

Jennifer Tackett
Northwestern University
Jennifer Tackett is an associate professor of psychology at Northwestern University. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Minnesota. She conducts research on externalizing psychopathology in childhood and adolescence and the measurement and development of child and adolescent personality.

Alexa Tullett
University of Alabama
Alexa Tullett is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Alabama. She received her PhD in social psychology from the University of Toronto. Her research interests include the belief systems people use to organize the world and how people come to understand the feelings and thoughts of others.

Hotels

I-Hotel and Conference Center
1900 South First Street
Champaign, IL 61820
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Marriott TownePlace Suites 
603 South Sixth Street  
Champaign, Illinois  61820  
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Special rates are available for workshop attendees from these hotels. Contact Susan Lafferty (217-333-0284, sfl@illinois.edu) for more information.

Presentations

Adjusting for Publication Bias in Meta-Analysis
Blake McShane, Northwestern University

The Credibility Revolution in Science
Simine Vazire, University of California, Davis

Don't Yourself (or Others)
Daniel J. Simons, University of Illinois

Evaluating Bodies of Research Evidence: Promise and Pitfalls of Meta-Analysis
Katie Corker, Grand Valley State University

Making Replication Mainstream: Big Picture Issues
Brent Donnellan, Michigan State University

Statistical Power: What Is it, Why It Matters and How to Plan for it
Chris Fraley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

To Understand Replications, It's Important to Do Replications
Richard E. Lucas, MIchigan State University

What is OSF?
Julianne Schneider, Harvard University
Andrew Hall, Northwestern University

Workshop Photos

SBSRI Methods Series Workshop  - Reproducibility and Replicability