References to Meta-Essentials


Meta-Essentials is used or recommended in the following publications:

Aboodarda, S. J., Page, P. A., & Behm, D. G. (2016). Muscle activation comparisons between elastic and isoinertial resistance: A meta-analysis. Clinical Biomechanics, 39, 52–61. doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.09.008

Asper, L., Watt, K., & Khuu, S. (2018). Optical treatment of amblyopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical and Experimental Optometry. doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12657

Barreto, N. B., & Hogg, M. A. (2017). Evaluation of and support for group prototypical leaders: a meta-analysis of twenty years of empirical research. Social Influence, 12(1), 41–55. doi.org/10.1080/15534510.2017.1316771

Boot, N., Nevicka, B., & Baas, M. (2017). Subclinical symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with specific creative processes. Personality and Individual Differences, 114, 73–81. doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.03.050

Burmester, B., Leathem, J., & Merrick, P. (2016). Subjective Cognitive Complaints and Objective Cognitive Function in Aging: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Recent Cross-Sectional Findings. Neuropsychology Review, 26(4), 376–393. doi.org/10.1007/s11065-016-9332-2

Cardinale, E. M., & Marsh, A. A. (2017). The Reliability and Validity of the Inventory of Callous Unemotional Traits: A Meta-Analytic Review. Assessment. doi.org/10.1177/1073191117747392

Chiappa, P., & Singh, S. (2017). Sexual dimorphism in waist-to-hip ratio and divorce frequency in human populations. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 11(3), 221–241. doi.org/10.1037/ebs0000100

Crawford, J. T., Fournier, A., & Ruscio, J. (2017). Does Subjective SES Moderate the Effect of Money Priming on Socioeconomic System Support? A Replication of Schuler and Wänke (2016). Social Psychological and Personality Science. doi.org/10.1177/1948550617740941

Cumming, G., & Calin-Jageman, R. J. (2017). Introduction to the New Statistics: Estimation, Open Science, and Beyond. New York, NY: Routledge Taylor & Francis. Retrieved from www.routledge.com/Introduction-to-the-New-Statistics-Estimation-Open-Science-and-Beyond/Cumming-Calin-Jageman/p/book/9781138825529

Dickinson, T., Becerra, R., & Coombes, J. (2017). Executive functioning deficits among adults with Bipolar Disorder (types I and II): A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 218, 407–427. doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2017.04.010

Foster, M. J. (2018). From the Office of a Systematic Review Consultant. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal. doi.org/10.1177/1937586717749905

Graziani, F., Gennai, S., Lillo, L., & Petrini, M. (2017). A systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiologic observational evidence on glycaemic control and risk of developing diabetes in healthy patietns. In 18th International Congress SIdP. Rimini, Italy: Italian Society of Periodontology and Implantology. Retrieved from www.sidp.it/media/taxml2d.pdf

Ishøi, L., Clausen, M. B., & Aagaard, P. (2018). Inappropriate Methods and Flawed Conclusion in: Can Resistance Training Enhance the Rapid Force Development in Unloaded Dynamic Isoinertial Multijoint Movements? A Systematic Review. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(1), e1–e2. doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002305

Jones, M. K., Dickter, B., Beard, C., Perales, R., & Bunge, E. L. (2016). Meta-analysis on cognitive behavioral treatment and behavioral intervention technologies for anxious youth: more than a BIT effective. Contemporary Behavioral Health Care, 1(2). doi.org/10.15761/CBHC.1000115

Kaasinen, V., & Vahlberg, T. (2017). Striatal dopamine in Parkinson’s disease: A meta-analysis of imaging studies. Annals of Neurology. doi.org/10.1002/ana.25103

Kavé, G., & Goral, M. (2018). Word retrieval in connected speech in Alzheimer’s disease: a review with meta-analyses. Aphasiology, 32(1), 4–26. doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2017.1338663

Knausenberger, J., & Echterhoff, G. (2018). Recovering from social exclusion: The interplay of subtle Facebook reminders and collectivistic orientation. Computers in Human Behavior, 78, 298–305. doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.10.012

Lemire, S. T. (2017). Meta-modeling social programs: Methodological reflections on a practical application. University of California, Los Angeles. Retrieved from escholarship.org/uc/item/2nc16490

Luque-Ramírez, M., Nattero-Chávez, L., Ortiz Flores, A. E., & Escobar-Morreale, H. F. (2017). Combined oral contraceptives and/or antiandrogens versus insulin sensitizers for polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Human Reproduction Update. doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmx039

Moery, E., & Calin-Jageman, R. J. (2016). Direct and Conceptual Replications of Eskine (2013): Organic Food Exposure Has Little to No Effect on Moral Judgments and Prosocial Behavior. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7(4), 312–319. doi.org/10.1177/1948550616639649

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Mummareddy, N., Dewan, M. C., Mercier, M. R., Naftel, R. P., Wellons, J. C., & Bonfield, C. M. (2017). Scoliosis in myelomeningocele: epidemiology, management, and functional outcome. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 20(1), 99–108. doi.org/10.3171/2017.2.PEDS16641

Naranjo Zolotov, M., Oliveira, T., & Casteleyn, S. (2018). E-participation adoption models research in the last 17 years: A weight and meta-analytical review. Computers in Human Behavior, 81, 350–365. doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.12.031

Perletti, G., Monti, E., Magri, V., Cai, T., Cleves, A., Trinchieri, A., & Montanari, E. (2017). The association between prostatitis and prostate cancer. Systematic review and meta-analysis. Archivio Italiano Di Urologia E Andrologia, 89(4), 259. doi.org/10.4081/aiua.2017.4.259

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Schreglmann, S. R., Krauss, J. K., Chang, J. W., Bhatia, K. P., & Kaegi, G. (2017). Functional lesional neurosurgery for tremor—a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 7(5). doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015409

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Shafti, S. S. (2018). Meta-analysis of Native Studies as Regards the Effectiveness of Antidepressants on Deficit Syndrome of Schizophrenia: A Systematic Review. Current Psychopharmacology, 6(2). doi.org/10.2174/2211556006666170419161746

Soo, K.-M., Khalid, B., Ching, S.-M., Tham, C. L., Basir, R., & Chee, H.-Y. (2017). Meta-analysis of biomarkers for severe dengue infections. PeerJ, 5. doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3589

Sridharan, K., & Sivaramakrishnan, G. (2017). Tranexamic acid in total hip arthroplasty: A recursive cumulative meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and assessment of publication bias. Journal of Orthopaedics, 14(3), 323–328. doi.org/10.1016/j.jor.2017.05.004

Sridharan, K., & Sivaramakrishnan, G. (2018). Tranexamic Acid in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Mixed Treatment Comparisons and Recursive Cumulative Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials and Cohort Studies. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, 122(1), 111–119. doi.org/10.1111/bcpt.12847

Sridharan, K., & Sivaramakrishnan, G. (2017). Medical expulsive therapy in urolithiasis: a mixed treatment comparison network meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 18(14), 1421–1431. doi.org/10.1080/14656566.2017.1362393

Sridharan, K., & Sivaramakrishnan, G. (2017). Drugs for Treating Opioid-Induced Constipation: A Mixed Treatment Comparison Network Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.08.022

Sridharan, K., & Sivaramakrishnan, G. (2018). Efficacy and safety of alpha blockers in medical expulsive therapy for ureteral stones: a mixed treatment network meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials. Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology, 0(0), 1–17. doi.org/10.1080/17512433.2018.1424537

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van Dijke, M., De Cremer, D., Langendijk, G., & Anderson, C. (2017). Ranking Low, Feeling High: How Hierarchical Position and Experienced Power Promote Prosocial Behavior in Response to Procedural Justice. Journal of Applied Psychology. doi.org/10.1037/apl0000260

van Dijke, M., van Houwelingen, G., De Cremer, D., & De Schutter, L. (2017). So Gross and Yet so Far Away. Social Psychological and Personality Science. doi.org/10.1177/1948550617722198

van Halewijn, G., Deckers, J., Tay, H. Y., van Domburg, R., Kotseva, K., & Wood, D. (2017). Lessons from contemporary trials of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Cardiology, 232, 294–303. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.12.125

van Houwelingen, G., van Dijke, M., & De Cremer, D. (2017). Trust maintenance as a function of construal level and attributions: The case of apologies. European Journal of Social Psychology. doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2291

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Zheng, M. X., van Dijke, M., Narayanan, J., & De Cremer, D. (2018). When expressing forgiveness backfires in the workplace: victim power moderates the effect of expressing forgiveness on transgressor compliance. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 27(1), 70–87. doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2017.1392940


You can cite Meta-Essentials as follows:

  • Suurmond, R, van Rhee, H, & Hak, T. (2017). Introduction, comparison, and validation of Meta-Essentials: a free and simple tool for meta-analysis. Research Synthesis Methods. 1-17. doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1260