Publications

Papers / Book Chapters

*OSF = Supplemental materials on Open Science Framework

Nuijten, M. B. (2017). Share analysis plans and results. Nature551, 559. URL PDF

Colombo, M., Duev, G., Nuijten, M. B., Sprenger, J. (2017). Statistical reporting inconsistencies in experimental philosophy. Preprint retrieved from https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/z65fv/.

Nuijten, M. B., Van Assen, M. A. L. M., Hartgerink, C. H. J., Epskamp, S., & Wicherts, J. M. (2017). The validity of the tool “statcheck” in discovering statistical reporting inconsistencies. Preprint retrieved from https://psyarxiv.com/tcxaj/

Nuijten, M. B., Borghuis, J., Veldkamp, C. L. S., Dominguez-Alvarez, L., Van Assen, M. A. L. M., & Wicherts, J. M. (in press).  Journal data sharing policies and statistical reporting inconsistencies in psychology. Collabra: Psychology. PDF OSF

Nuijten, M. B., Deserno, M. K., Cramer, A. O. J., & Borsboom, D. (2016). Mental disorders as complex networks: An introduction and overview of a network approach to psychopathology. Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 13 (4/5), 68-76. PDF

Nuijten, M. B., Deserno, M. K., Cramer, A. O. J., Costantini, G., & Borsboom, D. (2016). Disturbi mentali come complex network: Un’ introduzione e una panoramica all’ approccio network in psicopatologia. Cognitivismo clinico13 (2), 135-149. PDF

Lunansky, G., Nuijten, M. B., Deserno, M. K., Cramer, A. O. J., & Borsboom, D. (in press). Een symptoom komt nooit alleen: Psychologische stoornissen als complexe netwerken [A symptom never comes alone: Psychological disorders as complex networks]. To appear in: Handboek Persoonlijkheidspathologie [Handbook of Personality Pathology].

Nuijten, M. B., Hartgerink, C. H. J., van Assen, M. A. L. M., Epskamp, S., & Wicherts, J. M. (2016). The prevalence of statistical reporting errors in psychology (1985-2013). Behavior Research Methods, 48 (4), 1205-1226. DOI: 10.3758/s13428-015-0664-2 PDF OSF

Hartgerink, C. H. J., Van Aert, R. C. M., Nuijten, M. B., Wicherts, J. M., Van Assen, M. A. L. M. (2016). Distributions of p-values smaller than .05 in Psychology: What is going on? PeerJ4, e1935,  DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1935 PDF

Nuijten, M. B. (2016). Preventing statistical errors in scientific journals. European Science Editing, 42, 1, 8-10. PDF

Open Science Collaboration (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349 (6251). DOI: 10.1126/science.aac4716 OSF

Nuijten, M. B., van Assen, M. A. L. M., Veldkamp, C. L. S., & Wicherts, J. M. (2015). The replication paradox: Combining studies can decrease accuracy of effect size estimate. Review of General Psychology, 19 (2), 172-182. PDF OSF

Nuijten, M. B., Wetzels, R., Matzke, D., Dolan, C. V., & Wagenmakers, E. J. (2015). A default Bayesian hypothesis test for mediation. Behavior Research Methods, 47, 85-97. doi: 10.3758/s13428-014-0470-2. PDF OSF

Veldkamp, C. L. S., Nuijten, M. B., Dominguez-Alvarez, L., Van Assen, M. A. L. M., & Wicherts, J. M. (2014).  Statistical reporting errors and collaboration on statistical analyses in psychological science. PLoS One(12), e114876. URL OSF

Nuijten, M. B., van Assen, M. A. L. M., van Aert, R. C. M., & Wicherts, J. M. (2014). Standard analyses fail to show that US studies overestimate effect sizes in softer research. PNAS111(7), E712-E713. PDF

Van Assen, M. A. L. M., Van Aert, R. C. M., Nuijten, M. B., Wicherts, J. M. (2014). Why publishing everything is more effective than selective publishing of statistically significant results. PLoS One, 9(1): e84896. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084896. URL


R Packages

Epskamp, S. & Nuijten, M. B.  (2014). statcheck: Extract statistics from articles and recompute p values. Retrieved from http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=statcheck. (R package version 1.0.0)

Nuijten, M. B., Wetzels, R., Matzke, D., Dolan, C. V., & Wagenmakers, E.-J. (2014). BayesMed: Default bayesian hypothesis tests for correlation, partial correlation, and mediation. Retrieved from http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=BayesMed. (R package version 1.0.0)


Popular Press

Singh Chawla, D. (2017). Controversial software is proving surprisingly accurate at spotting errors in psychology papers. Science. URL

Keulen, J. P. (2017). “Onderzoek moet gepubliceerd worden, ongeacht de uitkomst”. New Scientist. URL

Beek, S. (2017). Fouten filteren uit de wetenschap. NEMO KennisLink. URL

McCluskey, B. (2017). Replication: how to address failure. Technologist. URL

Nuijten, M. B. (2017). Journal policies that encourage data sharing prove extremely effective. LSE Impact Blog. URL

Nuijten, M. B. (2017). BayesMed and statcheck. APS Observer. URL

Buranyi, S. (2017). The hi-tech war on science fraud. The Guardian. URL

Nature Editorial (2016). Post-publication criticism is crucial, but should be constructive: In an era of online discussion, debate must remain nuanced and courteous. Nature540, 7-8. DOI: 10.1038/540007b. URL

Baker, M. (2016). Stat-checking software stirs up psychology. Nature, 540, 151–152. DOI: 0.1038/540151a. URL

Buranyi, S. (2016). Scientists are worried about `peer review by algorithm’. Motherboard (VICE). URL

Resnick, B. (2016). A bot crawled thousands of studies looking for simple math errors. The results are concerning. Vox. URL

Kershner, K. (2016). Statcheck: when bots `correct’ academics. How Stuff Works URL

Keulemans, M. (2016). Worden sociale wetenschappen geterroriseerd door jonge onderzoekers?: Oorlog onder psychologen. De Volkskrant. URL

Baker, M. (2015). Smart software spots statistical errors in psychology papers: One in eight articles contain data-reporting mistakes that affect their conclusions. Nature News. URL

Vermeulen, M. (2015). ‘Grove onzorgvuldigheden’ in deel psychologische studies: Gevolgen voor uitkomst in 1 op 8 papers. De Volkskrant. URL

Aan de Brugh, M. (2015). Psycholoog tobt met statistiek. NRC Handelsblad. URL

Keulemans, M. (2015). De psychologie van gebrekkig onderzoek. De Volkskrant, 41-43. URL

Huis in ‘t Veld, E. M. J. (2014). Replication Paradox: Met Michèle Nuijten. De Psychonoom, 17-20. PDF

Verbeke, R. (2014). Barsten in betrouwbaarheid. Eos Wetenschap, 28-33. PDF

Nuijten, M. B., Deserno, M., Cramer, A. O. J., & Borsboom, D. (2013). Een symptoom komt nooit alleen: Psychologische stoornissen als complexe netwerken. De PsycholoogPDF


Podcasts and Interviews

Short video on Data Sharing and Open Data for the SPSP Experts video series, created in collaboration with SIPS and the OSF. URL

Guest on the podcast on the Guardian’s Science Weekly Podcast with Hannah Devlin. URL

Guest on the podcast “PLOScast” with Elizabeth Seiver. URL

Guest on the podcast “Everything Hertz” with Dan Quintana and James Heathers. URL

BNR Nieuwsradio (2015). Radiointerview: URL


Presentations

Nuijten, M. B. (2017, May). Using “statcheck” to detect misreported statistics in the scientific literature. Invited presentation for a symposium on “Evaluating the state of Psychological science”, chaired by Simine Vazire at the 29th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA, USA.

Nuijten, M. B. (2017, April). “statcheck”: An automated way to find misreported statistical results. Presentation for the Reproducibility and Open Science Working Group at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science, CA, USA.

Nuijten, M. B. (2017, April). Using “statcheck” to detect misreported statistics in the scientific literature. Invited presentation at the San Francisco headquarters of the publisher PLOS, CA, USA.

Nuijten, M. B. (2017, January). “statcheck”: Extract statistical results and recompute p-values. A two-day invited workshop for the Winter School of the Master Program Economics and Psychology at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Paris Descartes, Paris, France.

Nuijten, M. B. (2016, December). Using “statcheck” to detect misreported statis-
tics in the scientic literature & other ways to improve science. Invited presenta-
tion for METRICS, Stanford University, CA, USA.

Epskamp, S., & Nuijten, M. B. (2016, December). “statcheck”: An automated
way to find misreported statistical results. Presentation at the fifth Annual Meeting
of BITSS, Berkeley, CA, USA.

Nuijten, M. B. (2016, November). “statcheck”: An automated tool do detect misreported statistics in the scientific literature. Presentation at the Masterclass with Professor John P. A. Ioannidis, AMC/VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Nuijten, M. B. (2016, October). “statcheck”: Extract statistical results and recompute p-values. Invited presentation for the Young Statisticians, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Nuijten, M. B. (2016, October). Gray areas in statistics: How methodological and statistical decisions can influence conclusions. Tilburg University, invited presentation for Research Master students and PhD students of Tilburg University.

Nuijten, M.B. (2016, May). False positives in published research: Causes & solutions. Invited presentation for Sanquin Research, department of Donor Studies.

Nuijten, M.B. (2016, April). The replication paradox. Invited presentation for the department of Psychology. Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.

Nuijten, M. B. (2016, March). Gray areas in statistics: How methodological and statistical decisions can influence conclusions. Invited presentation for the department of Organization Studies. Tilburg University.

Nuijten, M. B. (2016, January). “statcheck” & reporting errors in psychology. Invited presentation. Utrecht University.

Nuijten, M. B. (2015, November). “statcheck”. Extract statistical results and recompute p-values. Invited lecture for the Master course “Data Mining”, Tilburg University.

Nuijten, M. B. (2015, November). Problemen en oplossingen rondom publication bias [English: Problems and solutions concerning publication bias]. Invited talk for the department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Tilburg University.

Nuijten, M. B. (2015, November). The statistical quality of published research. Invited lecture for the Master course “Journalistic Data Analysis”, Tilburg University.

Nuijten, M. B. (2015, May). Reporting errors in psychology and their relation with open data. Paper presented at APS’ 27th Annual Convention, New York, NY, USA.

Nuijten, M. B. (2015, March). Gray areas in statistics: How methodological and statistical decisions can influence conclusions. Tilburg University, invited presentation for PhD students of Tilburg University.

Nuijten, M. B., Hartgerink, C. H. J., Van Assen, M. A. L. M., Epskamp, S., & Wicherts, J. M. (2015, March). The prevalence of reporting errors in psychology: An automated approach. Paper presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Nuijten, M. B., Van Assen, M. A. L. M., Veldkamp, C. L. S., & Wicherts, J. M. (2014, July). The replication paradox: Combining studies can decrease accuracy of effect size estimates. Paper presented at the 6th European Congress of Methodology, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Awarded best presentation of a PhD student.

Nuijten, M. B., Van Assen, M. A. L. M., Veldkamp, C. L. S., Wicherts. J. M. (2014, May). The replication paradox: Multiple studies with low power can increase bias. Paper presented at APS’ 26th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Nuijten, M. B. (2014, March). Gray areas in statistics: How methodological and statistical decisions can influence conclusions. Tilburg University, invited presentation for Department of Human Resource Studies.

Nuijten, M. B., Van Assen, M. A. L. M. (2013, July). The replication paradox: Replication studies decrease bias of estimated effect sizes only if they are powerful. Paper presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Nuijten, M. B., Van Assen, M. A. L. M. (2013, August). The replication paradox: Replication studies decrease bias of estimated effect sizes only if they are powerful. Tilburg University, Department of Social Psychology.

Nuijten, M. B. (2013, June). Vijftig tinten grijs in wetenschappelijk onderzoek. [English title: “Fifty shades of grey in scientific research”.] University of Amsterdam, invited lecture for second year’s Psychology students.


Posters

Nuijten, M. B., Van Assen, M. A. L. M., Veldkamp, C. L. S., & Wicherts, J. M. (2014, September). The replication paradox: Combining studies can decrease accuracy of effect size estimates. Poster presented at the seminar ‘Improving Scientic Practice: Dealing with the Human Factors’, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. PDF

Nuijten, M. B., Van Assen, M. A. L. M, Wicherts, J. M. (2013, December). The replication paradox: Multiple studies with low power can increase bias. Poster presented at the 23rd Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS) winter conference, Leuven, Belgium.

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