APS (The Association for Psychological Science) recently launched its sixth journal: Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. A dreadful mouthful of a title–why not drop ‘Advances in’ for a start–but it looks highly promising. Maybe it will become known as AIMPIPS?
It’s worth browsing the Submission Guidelines, especially the ‘General Journal Information’ and ‘Statistics’ sections. Also the stuff about ‘Registered Replication Reports’ and ‘Registered Reports’–peer review before data collection, gasp! Open Science is in just about every sentence. Such guidelines could hardly have been dreamt of a few years ago. Here’s wishing it every success in helping make research better–and more open.