Peer review and innovation

Spier, R. (2002). Peer review and innovation. Science and Engineering Ethics, 8(1), 99-108. This little read paper from 2002 is worth quoting at length. It underlines the inability of peer review to identify important studies, and its role in guarding the status quo in the field. Based on such thinking, some people have come to…

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“one of the authors had previously conducted academic research with unethical behaviors”

Behavioral Sciences informs us that: We are writing to inform you that we will not be able to process your paper further. We’ve received a serious concern from one of our invited reviewers who pointed out that one of the authors had previously conducted academic research with unethical behaviors. Therefore, with our additional consultation with…

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