research methods ; peer review + economy

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PEER REVIEW
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research findings in psych often [ublsihed through?
textbooks / conferences / academic journals
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before it can become part of journal has to undergo?
peer review
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this involves allaspects of written investigation being scrutinised by?
small groups of usually 2-3 experts in that field
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what should these experts be?
objective + unknown to author / reatearcher
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- main aims
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aim 1. to allocate?
research funding
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before the project to decide?
whether or not it should get funding
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this may be run by gov run fund orgs who have?
vested interest in est which projects are most worthwhile
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2. to validate what about research?
quality / relevance
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all elements assessed for?
quality and accuracy
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3. to suggest?
ammendments / improvements
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may suggest minor revisions to do what?
improve report
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or in extreme circumstances decide?
work is inappropriate for publication and withdraw
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PEER REVIEW ; EVAL
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- anonymity
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usual practice that peer remains anonymous why?
likely produce more honest appraisal
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minority use anonymity to do what?
criticise rival researchers who they percieve to have wronged them
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this is made all the more likely by fact researchers in competition for?
funding
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for this reason some journals prefer system of?
open reviewing
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- publication bias
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natural tendency for editors of journals to want to do what?
publish headline grabbing findings
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to increase what about publication?
credibility / circulation
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also prefer to publish what kind of results?
positive
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this could mean what happens to rsrch tht doesnt fit?
ignored / disregarded
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ultimately creates fale impressoin of what?
current state of psychology
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- burying ground-breaking rsrch
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may suppress opposition to?
mainstream theories
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why?
wish mntn status quo
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reviewers tend to be especially critical of resaerch that does what?
contradicts own view
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who are most likely to be chosen as reviwers?
est scientists
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as result what kind research more likely to be passed?
that chime with current opinion
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thus peer review may have effect of slowing?
rate of change
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IMPLICATIONS ON ECONOMY
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