Significance chasing in research practice: causes, consequences and possible solutions

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The authors identified factors contributing to poor study reproducibility and excess of ‘significant’ findings in published literature. Research practices are affected by current incentive structures and preference among journals for novel findings over veracity.
 

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Title: Significance chasing in research practice: causes, consequences and possible solutions
Authors: Ware JJ, Munafò MR
doi: 10.1111/add.12673 (2014)

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