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Why You Should Reject the “Rejection Improves Impact” Meme

Interesting analysis — and indictment of uncritical reading — of the idea that rejection improves citation rates by @caseybergman: Why You Should Reject the “Rejection Improves Impact” Meme « I wish you’d made me angry earlier.

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The Fragility of Academic Norms: The Case of Springer v. the Darwinoids

The relevant news item is here: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/03/01/book-intelligent-design-proponents-upsets-scientists Why, oh why, have the self-appointed epistemic vigilantes at the National Centre for Science Education (NCSE) decided to subvert the already fragile academic norm of peer review by declaring that one of the … Continue reading

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