Personality Traits Are Associated with Research Misbehavior in Dutch Scientists: A Cross-Sectional Study

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The authors hypothesized that research misbehaviour is associated with personality traits, such as narcissism and Machivellianism. They also explored the associations of these personality traits and research misbehaviour with academic ranks (Phd students, professors, etc).

 

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Title: Personality Traits Are Associated with Research Misbehavior in Dutch Scientists: A Cross-Sectional Study
Authors: Tijdink JK, Bouter LM, Veldkamp CLS, van de Ven PM, Wicherts JM, Smulders YM
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163251 (2016)

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