What are important studies that your field of Psychology gives credence to, but which--as far as you know--have not been replicated in any published follow-up work? (Up to 3 votes per person--see links below to vote for one of the studies already nominated--or nominate & vote for another study of your choosing.) (What is the goal in creating this list?)
|Rank||Citation||Finding||Discussion of Study|
|1||Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., Perrig, W. (2008). Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory. PNAS 105(19), 6829-6833.||10 - 20 sessions of doing n-back task raises fluid IQ as measured with Ravens||Discuss (2 postings)|
|2||Cohen, G. L., Garcia, J., Apfel, N., & Master, A. (2006). Reducing the racial achievement gap: A social-psychological intervention. Science, 313, 1307-1310.||Writing brief paragraph on important values improves academic achievement over subsequent year||Discuss (1 postings)|
|3||Ramirez, G. & Beilock, S. L. (2011). Writing about testing worries boosts exam performance in the classroom. Science, 331, 211-213.||Huge exam-score increases resulting from anxiety-reducing interventions deserve replication. I||Discuss|
Via David Z. Hambrick in the NYT, IQ Points for Sale, Cheap.