Michael O’Donnell's scientific contributions

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Dijksterhuis and van Knippenberg (1998) reported that participants primed with an intelligent category (“professor”) subsequently performed 13.1% better on a trivia test than participants primed with an unintelligent category (“soccer hooligans”). Two unpublished replications of this study by the original authors, designed to verify the appropriate...


... Science progressively learns about the world through the discovery of replicable findings 1,2 . Efforts to systematically replicate studies across various scientific fields have reported seemingly disappointing replication rates ranging from 30% to 70%, with effect sizes (ESs) about half the size of the original findings [3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13] . This has been a cause for concern among many-but not all 14,15 . ...