Language Development Research Editorial: Why do we need another journal?

  • Ben Ambridge (University of Liverpool)


Language Development Research is a platinum Open Access journal that commits to publishing “any empirical or theoretical paper that is relevant to the field of language development and that meets our criteria for rigour, without regard to the perceived novelty or importance of the findings”. This commitment is designed to reduce publication bias and incentives to engage in questionable research practices.

Keywords: Language Development Research, publication bias, questionable research practices, HARKing, p hacking

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Published on
12 Mar 2021
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