Monday, September 11, 2017

How Retractions Hurt Scientists’ Credibility

Any time you are calling someone out for "sloppy piece of research" you should probably spell check your article before publishing it. Mangement sounds like a disease dogs get.

“The question we’re asking is: Do retractions trigger, at an individual level, something like an infection mechanism, where the retracted author is being punished and discredited for being dishonest or just incompetent?” says Alessandro Bonatti, an associate professor at the MIT Sloan School of Mangement and a co-author of a new paper detailing the study. “We find that yes, there is such a mechanism in place, and it operates through citations.”