Nikolaus Kriegeskorte

Nikolaus Kriegeskorte is program leader for the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at University of Cambridge. As a brain scientist, he studies visual object recognition with functional magnetic resonance imaging and computational models. In his free time, he likes to imagine how we can make peer review entirely transparent and build a new science in which papers are instantly published and openly evaluated.

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Beating the Flawed Metric That Rules Science

The perceived importance of a scientific paper should reflect the deepest wisdom of the scientific community, argues Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, rather than the judgments of three anonymous peer reviewers. So where does that leave ‘impact factor’?

6 years ago