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Special Collection

Research Integrity and Open Science in Psychology Research

Collection launched: 19 Jul 2019

Research integrity can be defined as a type of behavior that is directed at scientific goals (i.e., goals that facilitate the advancement of science). One important component of research integrity is open science which involves making scientific research, data, and dissemination accessible. Though research integrity and open science have become hot topics in psychological science, there are still many important challenges and obstacles. This special collection consists of papers that discuss outstanding issues such as the incentives for open science, that outline important determinants of research integrity, and that provide practical guidelines for improving research integrity such as through detailed preregistration and by providing more clarity regarding used research materials.