Improving the generalizability of infant psychological research: The ManyBabies model

Ingmar Visser, Christina Bergmann, Krista Byers-Heinlein, Rodrigo Dal Ben, Wlodzislaw Duch, Samuel Forbes, Laura Franchin, Michael C. Frank, Alessandra Geraci, J. Kiley Hamlin, Zsuzsa Kaldy, Louisa Kulke, Catherine Laverty, Casey Lew-Williams, Victoria Mateu, Julien Mayor, David Moreau, Iris Nomikou, Tobias Schuwerk, Elizabeth A. SimpsonLeher Singh, Melanie Soderstrom, Jessica Sullivan, Marion I. Van Den Heuvel, Gert Westermann, Yuki Yamada, Lorijn Zaadnoordijk, Martin Zettersten

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)


Yarkoni's analysis clearly articulates a number of concerns limiting the generalizability and explanatory power of psychological findings, many of which are compounded in infancy research. ManyBabies addresses these concerns via a radically collaborative, large-scale and open approach to research that is grounded in theory-building, committed to diversification, and focused on understanding sources of variation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2100045
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Publication statusPublished - 10 Feb 2022

Cite this