This book is essential reading for anyone conducting research in the social and behavioural sciences. No other volume offers researchers such concise and authoritative information on replication and its importance in the furtherance of knowledge. The 36 chapters include discussions on replication in behavioural research, editorial bias against replication research, and the replication process in social research.
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About the Author
James W. Neuliep (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma) conducts research and teaches courses in intercultural communication, communication theory, communication apprehension, ethnocentrism, and research methods at St. Norbert College. In addition to his introductory intercultural communication textbook, he was also written an introductory communication theory textbook, and his research has appeared in many respected journals. He is the former editor of the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research and has served on the editorial boards of Communication Reports, Communication Research Reports, Communication Studies; International and Intercultural Communication, Journal of Communication; Journal of Applied Communication Research; Journal of Social Behavior and Personality; and Communication Quarterly.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: COMMENTARYReplication in Behavioral Research - Robert RosenthalOn the Importance of Replication - P A LamalReplication in Behavioral Research - Jane A JegerskiReplications, Strict Replications, and Conceptual Replications - Clyde Hendrick Are They Important?Replication Research - Yehuda Amir and Irit Sharon A 'Must' for the Scientific Advancement of PsychologyPublication Politics, Experimenter Bias and the Replication Process in Social Science Research - Robert F BornsteinPersonal Comment on Replications - Stuart J Mc KelvieEditorial Bias Against Replication Research - James W Neuliep and Rick CrandallPART TWO: CLASSIC REPLICATIONS IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCESStudent Acceptance of a Generalized Personality Description - Stuart J Mc Kelvie Forer's Graphologist RevisitedPupillary Dilation Revisited - Wayne E Hensley The Constriction of a Nonverbal CueEinstellung - Stuart J Mc Kelvie Luchin's Effect Lives OnThe Asch Primacy Effect - Stuart J Mc Kelvie Robust But Not InfallibleEffort and Reward in College - Lester Hill Jr A Replication of Some Puzzling FindingsThe Asch Conformity Experiment - Kund S Larsen Replication and Transhistorical ComparisonThe False Consensus Effect in Public and in Private - Stephanie H Smith and George I Whitehead IIIPART THREE: REPLICATIONS IN PSYCHOLOGYDepression and Complex Attributions on Blame in Self and Others - Gordon L Flett, Kirk R Blankstein and Lew S HolowatyJudgment of Contingency - Shelley S Lennox, Jeffrey R Bedell, Lyn Y Abramson, Charles Raps and Frederick W Foley A Replication with Hospitalized Depressed, Schizophrenic and Normal SamplesFurther Observations on the Multidimensional Aspects of Masculinity-Femininity - Larry C Bernard and James Wood The Multidimensional Sex Role Inventory-RevisedWhen Disconfirmatory Information is Used to Evaluate Personality Hypotheses - Nancy L Asdigian A Replication of Bassok and Trope (1984)A Relationship-Specific Version of the Love Attitudes Scale - Clyde Hendrick and Susan S HendrickMagical Thinking and Paranormal Beliefs - Jerome J Tobacyk and Lamar V WilkinsonStability of Major Personality Factors Under Changing Motivational Conditions - I Montag and Andrew L ComreyThe Use of Cognitive Appraisal to Reduce Stress Reactions - Alison C Dandoy and Alvin G Goldstein A ReplicationManaging Impressions of Individual and Group Achievement Through Self-Presentation - Wayne H DeckerAge and Gender Differences in Boredom Proneness - Stephen J Vodanovich and Steven J KassPART FOUR: REPLICATIONS IN COMMUNICATIONGeneralizing About Communication Apprehension and Avoidance - Myron W Lustig and Peter A Anderson Multiple Replications and Meta-AnalysesBody Accessiblity Re-revisited - Kevin L Hutchinson and Cameron A Davidson The 60s, 70s and 80sThe Effects of Biological Sex and Egalitarianism on Humor Appreciation - Mark J Butland and D K Ivy Replication and ExtensionAn Interaction Goals Perspective on the Relationship Between Preinteraction Expectancies, Attraction and Attributional Confidence in Initial Interaction - James M HoneycuttEffects of Group Participation on Drinking Behaviors in Public Bars - Richard E Sykes, Richard D Rowley and James M Schaefer an Observational SurveyCognitive Style, Family Handedness, and Degree of Laterality Account for Inconsistent Sex Differences in Direction of Gaze - Leonard J ShedletskyThe Impact of Mentoring, Collegial Support, and Information Adequacy on Career Success - Margaret Hilton Bahniuk, Jean Dobos, and Susan E Kogler Hill A ReplicationPART FIVE: REPLICATIONS IN OTHER DISCIPLINESGender, Mentoring, and Tacit Knowledge - Dianne D Horgan and Rebecca J SimeonSex-Role Orientation and Personal Adjustment - Thomas L Harris and Reiko SchwabWomen's Formal Evening Wear, 1937-1982 - F David Mulcahy and Herbert Sherman A Quantitative AnalysisThe Use of Marijuana for Pleasure - Michael L Hirsch, Randall W Conforti and Carolyn J Graney A Replication of Howard S Becker's Study of Marijuana Use - |