Reconstructing Recent Work on Macrosocial Stress as a Research Program

Erich H. Witte, Frank Zenker

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We reconstruct recent work on macrosocial stress (Chou, Parmar, & Galinsky, 2016) as if it were an instance of a research strategy that tests point-alternative hypotheses within a full-fledged research program. Because this strategy is free of various deficits that beset dominant strategies (e.g., meta-analysis, Bayes factor analysis), our article demonstrates one way in which the confidence crisis may be overcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-307
Number of pages7
JournalBasic and Applied Social Psychology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Nov 1

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Applied Psychology
  • Philosophy


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