Practical Solutions for Sharing Data and Materials From Psychological Research

Rick O. Gilmore, Joy Lorenzo Kennedy, Karen E. Adolph

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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 discuss some of the challenges to open sharing and offer practical solutions for researchers who wish to share more of the products—and process—of their research. Many of these solutions were devised by the data library for storing and sharing video, audio, and other forms of sensitive or personally identifiable data. We also discuss ways in which researchers can make shared data and materials easier for others to find and reuse. Widely adopted, these solutions and practices will increase transparency and speed progress in psychological science.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-130
Number of pages10
JournalAdvances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Psychology


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