Methodology & Meta-science

p-curve: key to the file drawer, or pitchfork for the witch hunt?

We will discuss Simonsohn, Nelson, & Simmons (in press), "p-curve: Key to the file drawer" which presents a method to detect the use of questionable research practices to obtain statistically significant results ("p-hacking"). A preprint of the paper is available at the website www.p-curve.com.