74: Lies, Damned Lies, and Ashley Madison
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September 16, 2015
David and Tamler return after an end of summer hiatus to finally talkabout the ethics of deception….eventually. But first they break downa recent article in the journal Science documenting an attempt to replicate100 recent psychology experiments. What does it mean that justover 1/3 of the studies were successfully replicated? Is socialpsychology in crisis or is this just how science works? Will Davidsomehow try to pin the blame on philosophers?Plus—a brief and almost certainly regrettable foray into the AshleyMadison hack, the neuroscience of lying to your kids about Santa, and we announce a new way to contact us to help celebrate our 75th anniversary.LinksAuthors, Shitload of (2015) Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science, Science, 39. The Bayesian Reproducibility Project post by Alexander Etz [alexanderetz.com]Harris, S. (2013). Lying. Four Elephants Press. Buy on AmazonBok, S. (2011) Lying: Moral choice in public and private life. Vintage, 2011. Buy on AmazonSanta on the Brain by Kelly…