Flexible Measures Are A Problem For Science

A fascinating new site called FlexibleMeasures.com reveals the enormous variety of different ways which psychologists have devised to analyse the data from the same experimental task.

The competitive reaction time task (CRTT) is widely used as a research tool to probe aggression. Participants in the task are given the chance to lash out at ‘opponents’ by subjecting them to annoying blasts of loud noise.

Using the noise is interpreted as aggressive behaviour – but how exactly should

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