Retraction Watch adds further human interest to the Stapel scandal (in which Professor Stapel is being investigated on several front for fabricating research data):
Do fraudsters, like bad pitchers or poker players, have “tells”?
Diederik Stapel might. Last week we reported that Stapel, an internationally recognized social psychologist from The Netherlands, had been accused of fabricating his data. An alert Retraction Watch reader has pointed us to a 1999 paper by Stapel with the impossibly ironic title: “Framed and misfortuned: identity salience and the whiff of scandal”….