Failure to replicate McCabe & Castel (2008), Exp1 (#207)

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Reference to Original Report of Finding McCabe, D. P., & Castel, A. D. (2008). Seeing is believing: The effect of brain images on judgments of scientific reasoning. Cognition, 107(1), 343-352.
Title Failure to replicate McCabe & Castel (2008), Exp1
If the original article contained multiple experiments, which one did you attempt to replicate? e.g., you might respond 'Study 1' or 'Experiment 4'. Experiment 1
Link to PDF of Original Report
Brief Statement of Original Result When brain image is included to fictional articles summarizing cognitive neuroscience research, people agree with its scientific reasoning better than when either bar graph or no image is included.
Type of Replication Attempted Highly Direct Replication
Result Type Failure to Replicate
Difference? No
Number of Subjects 90
Number of Subjects in Original Study 156
Year in which Replication Attempt was Made 2014
Name of Investigators (Real Names Required) Aya Murayama, Asako Miura
Detailed Description of Method/Results We translated original materials into Japanese and tried to replicate the results. However, the results showed no statistical difference among three conditions.
Any Known Methodological Differences
(between original and present study)?
We conducted the study in Japanese.
Email of Investigator
Name of individuals who
actually carried out the project
Students from my class ran subjects and I analyzed the data.
Location of ProjectLab10 & 11, Building F, Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo, Japan
Characteristics of Subjects
(subject pool, paid, etc.)
University students paid for lab study
Where did these subjects reside?Japan
Was this a Class Project?Yes
Further Details of Results as pdf
Additional Comments
Email of Original Investigator
Quantitive Information
I have complied with ethical standards for experimentation on human beings and, if necessary, have obtained appropriate permission from an Institutional Review Board or other oversight group.
TAG: Attention TAG: JDM TAG: Language TAG: Learning TAG: Memory TAG: Perception TAG: Performance TAG: Problem Solving TAG: Social Cognition TAG: Social Psychology TAG: Thinking

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