data sharing

(Hyper)active data curation: A video case study from behavioral science

Video data are uniquely suited for research reuse and for documenting research methods and findings. However, curation of video data is a serious hurdle for researchers in the social and behavioral sciences, where behavioral video data are obtained …

An open developmental science will be more rigorous, robust, and impactful

Developmental science poses some of the most profound problems in all of science and some of the most difficult ones. Because the answers are so important to human health and well-being, it's essential that researchers do everything possible to …

Data sharing

Psychologists embrace the ethical imperative of protecting research participants from harm. We argue that sharing data should also be considered an ethical imperative. Despite potential risks to participants’ privacy and data confidentiality, sharing …

I know that voice! Mothers' voices influence children's perceptions of emotional intensity

The ability to interpret others’ emotions is a critical skill for children’s socioemotional functioning. While research has emphasized facial emotion expressions, children are also constantly required to interpret vocal emotion expressed at or around …

Advancing scientific integrity, transparency, and openness in child development research: Challenges and possible solutions

In 2019, the Governing Council of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) adopted a Policy on Scientific Integrity, Transparency, and Openness (SRCD, 2019a) and accompanying Author Guidelines on Scientific Integrity and Openness in Child …

They get rhythm--Who could ask for anything more? Commentary on Brakke & Pacheco, 2019

Psychology is harder than physics, and developmental psychology is harder still. The monograph by [Karen Brakke and Matheus Pacheco (2019)](https://doi.org/10.1111/mono.12405) reveals some of the reasons why, and its many positive features emphasize …

Devilish details

I’ve found myself at odds recently with colleagues who, like me, view themselves as advocates for open science. This post attempts to clarify what I see as the crux of our disagreements.

PLAY project

The Play & Learning Across a Year Project

Ethical data sharing

Identifiable data *can* be shared ethically.

Practical solutions for sharing data and materials from psychological research

Widespread sharing of data and materials (including displays and text- and video-based descriptions of experimental procedures) will improve the reproducibility of psychological science and accelerate the pace of discovery. In this article, we …