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Can We Encourage Public Self-Correction in the Scientific Record?

Correcting mistakes in light of new data and updating findings to reflect this is often considered to be a key characteristic of scientific research. Commenting on the ‘Loss-of-Confidence Project’, a study into self-correction amongst psychologists, Julia M. Rohrer, suggests that in practice self-correction of published research is, infrequent, difficult to achieve and perceived to come with reputational costs. However, by reframing and changing the static nature of academic publications, it may be possible to develop a research culture more conducive to self-correction.

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Quick Tips on Being an Ethical Co-Writer

Co-authorship is now for many social science disciplines the default mode of academic authorship. Reflecting on this, Helen Kara provides insights and advice for authors looking to co-write and co-publish in an ethical way.

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CASBS Names 38 to 2021-22 Fellows Class

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University has announced its 2021-22 fellows class of 38 scholars representing 19 U.S. institutions and nine international institutions and programs.

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