Failure to replicate McCabe & Castel (2008), Exp3 (#209)

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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), Exp3
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 3
Link to PDF of Original Report
Brief Statement of Original Result The original results showed that the effect of brain image was generalized to actual news article,that people who read BBC news article accompanied with brain image agreed with the statement "the title, Brain Scans Can Detect Criminals, is a good summary of the results?" more than people who read the same article without any images. The result also showed a critical comment from professionals increased disagreement with the conclusion of the article.
Type of Replication Attempted Highly Direct Replication
Result Type Failure to Replicate
Difference? Not Applicable
Number of Subjects 88
Number of Subjects in Original Study 108
Year in which Replication Attempt was Made 2014
Name of Investigators (Real Names Required) Aya Murayama & Asako Miura
Detailed Description of Method/Results We followed the method of the original version, and used the original materials translated into Japanese.
Our results showed no significant effect of brain images on either the statement "the title, Brain Scans Can Detect Criminals, is a good summary of the results?" or "Do you agree or disagree with the conclusion that brain imaging can be used as a lie detector?"

We found a significant main effect of the critical comment on the agreement with the conclusion,such that participants who read a critical comment disagreed with the conclusion of the news article than participants who did not read the comment. This is the same result from the original study. However, the effect of brain image was not replicated.
Any Known Methodological Differences
(between original and present study)?
We conducted the replication in Japanese. Materials were all from the original study, and we translated them into 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.
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