Publication bias and the canonization of false facts
What are the consequences of publication bias regarding the establishment of scientific facts? This article explores the ’process …
The researchers show in this article that the journal impact factor not only affects the publication system, but it is in our system as well: the reward signal in the nucleus accumbens increases with higher impact factors.
Title: Journal Impact Factor Shapes Scientists’ Reward Signal in the Prospect of Publication
Authors: Paulus FM, Rademacher L, Schäfer TAJ, Müller-Pinzler L, Krach S
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