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Revealing Peer Reviewer Identities Could Introduce Bias: Study
An analysis finds that reviewers are more likely to choose to be de-anonymized when their reviews are positive, suggesting instituting a fully open process might discourage negative feedback.
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Revealing Peer Reviewer Identities Could Introduce Bias: Study
Revealing Peer Reviewer Identities Could Introduce Bias: Study

An analysis finds that reviewers are more likely to choose to be de-anonymized when their reviews are positive, suggesting instituting a fully open process might discourage negative feedback.

An analysis finds that reviewers are more likely to choose to be de-anonymized when their reviews are positive, suggesting instituting a fully open process might discourage negative feedback.

ABOVE: ISTOCK.COM, LAZY_BEAR

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Professor Sues PNAS Over Paper Criticisms
Kerry Grens | Nov 2, 2017
Stanford’s Mark Jacobson is asking for $10 million in damages after the journal published a critique of his work on renewable energy.