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Results-free review: Help shape the future of peer review

Openness and transparency are the pillars of scientific progress. However, there is a bias towards publishing positive results, distorting the evidence base and undermining the reproducibility of research. Results-free review offers a solution to this problem, focusing editorial decisions on the rationale and methods alone. If you submit your research to BMC Psychology, you can simply opt-in to results-free review at the click of a button, adding credibility to your published results via inclusion in our special article collection.


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Psychology: replication and beyond
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BMC Psychology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers manuscripts on all aspects of psychology, human behavior and the mind, including developmental, clinical, cognitive, experimental, health and social psychology, as well as personality and individual differences. The journal welcomes quantitative and qualitative research methods, including animal studies.

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  • Maire Clayton, BioMed Central

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Editorial Advisors

  • Dorothy Bishop, University of Oxford
  • Irismar Reis de Oliveira, Federal University of Bahia
  • Rosemary Tannock, The Hospital for Sick Children

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