Whithering commentary about misconduct

Whither, oh why, do some researchers misconduct themselves professionally, and what is to be done about it? This study wants you to wonder about that: “Whither research integrity? Plagiarism, self-plagiarism and coercive citation in an age of research assessment,” Ben R. Martin, Research Policy, Volume 42, Issue 5, June 2013, Pages 1005-1014. The author laments: “This extended editorial asks […]

Prof understands psychopaths, morality

Professor Marc Hauser of Harvard University, author of a range of articles, is now accused of research misconduct. Among his publications (these specific articles are not being criticized, that we know of): “Is Morality Natural?“, Newsweek, September 22, 2008. “Psychopaths know right from wrong but don’t care,” Social Cognitive and Affected Neuroscience, published online: January […]