We discuss the case of Amy Cuddy, a researcher who rose to fame based on research that failed replication. She was then featured in a New York Times piece that portrayed her as falling victim to an online “methods mob”.
David Peterson is a former graduate student at Northwestern University, and a current postdoctoral fellow at the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics. He wrote “All that is Solid: Bench-Building at the Frontiers of Two Experimental Sciences” in the American Sociological Review.
Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen
Leslie Hinkson co-hosts The Annex. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Her recent book is Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine(2017 University of Minnesota Press).
Gabriel Rossman co-hosts The Annex. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He wrote Climbing the Charts: What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation(2015, Princeton) Twitter: @GabrielRossman