Retraction Watch

Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process

Weekend reads: A “culture of fear?”; blogs vs. academic papers; neurosurgery retractions on the rise

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The week at Retraction Watch featured a new record for most retractions by a single journal, and an impassioned plea from a biostatistician for journals to clean up their act. Here’s what was happening elsewhere: 

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Written by Ivan Oransky

April 22nd, 2017 at 9:30 am

Posted in weekend reads

  • herr doktor bimler April 23, 2017 at 4:49 am

    says there’s a “culture of fear” in social psychology.

    I would prefer a “culture of bullsh1t avoidance”, but I will accept the next best thing.

  • fnu aoergele April 24, 2017 at 4:36 am

    That is right, too many bull in social psychology

  • NotARobot April 28, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    The article isn’t in the “weekend reads” category. That messes up my reader and I was wondering whether this weeks issue was skipped.

    • Ivan Oransky April 28, 2017 at 2:16 pm

      Thanks for noticing — we’ve added the category now.

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