Describe the concepts of impact factor and replicability. Which do you think is more important in scientific discovery and why?

Question

Part 1:  In your own words describe the concepts of impact factor and replicability.  Which do you think is more important in scientific discovery and why? (Due by Friday, October 2nd at midnight)

Part 2:  The author suggests that replicability indicies could be used in every day life to help make better life choices.  Design and conduct a small replicability study using some facet of your everyday life to evaluate.  Record the data that you collect over the course of the next seven days and post them to the discussion board.  At the end of 7 days, draw conclusions about your study and what you learned.’

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