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Daniel Lakens

Daniel Lakens, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology and chair of the Ethical Review Board at Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands.

Lakens’ work focuses on improving research methods and statistical inferences in the social sciences. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, including highly-cited papers on effect size, sequential analyses, equivalence testing, and sample size justification. He won the Ammodo Science award for fundamental research in the Social Sciences in 2023, received the Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Leader in Education in 2017, and received a Teaching Award for the best undergraduate course at Eindhoven University of Technology in 2014.

He is internationally recognized for his contributions to better research practices in psychological science. The popular massive open online course and accompanying textbook “Improving Your Statistical Inferences” created by Lakens has been used by tens of thousands of people looking to improve their statistical skills. He has taught over 60 statistics workshops across the world. His pragmatic teaching approach focuses on practical and immediately implementable knowledge that will improve the reliability and efficiency of research.

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