Daniël Lakens: Red Teams for Research?
Why is social psychologist Daniël Lakens subjecting research to software's “red team” approach, in which developers pay independent teams to find bugs in their code? And could red teaming help in communicating that research?
- Daniel’s bio page.
- Daniel’s blog focused on statistics, methods and open science.
- Pandemic researchers – recruit your own critics – Daniel’s article in science journal Nature.
- The Red Team Challenge: a three-part blog post series
- First, why psychologist Nicholas Coles and co-authors agreed to a red team challenge to evaluate their submission-ready manuscript;
- Second, Ruben Arslan writes about being a neutral arbiter of what the red team found;
- Third, Daniel and Leo Tiokhin draw conclusions and discuss whether red teams are feasible in practice.
- The published peer-reviewed paper by Coles et al. (2020)
- Psychological Science Accelerator – novel collaboration among scientists that Daniel mentions.
- Andrew Gelman – this is the statistician I reference who talks about how scientists are trained to respond defensively.
- Ruben Arslan’s website.
- The Red Team Market, Daniel’s new red-team endeavor.
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