Friday, Mar 2, 12:45 PM

21. Preregistration: A Debate

12:45 PM–2:00 PM Mar 2, 2018 (US - Eastern)

(HR) Centennial I & II

Preregistration is emerging as an important research practice. However, some argue that there are unacknowledged costs. In this debate, Vazire opens arguing for preregistration. Molden argues that, in many circumstances, costs outweigh benefits. Cesario responds forcefully in favor. Ledgerwood presents a nuanced case highlighting the importance of recognizing potential costs.