Journal of Health Psychology Editor responds to misrepresentations by Cochrane author in Mental Elf blog
A Cochrane review author made a number of false claims in his Mental Elf blog post about why his manuscript about PACEgate was rejected by the Journal of Health Psychology.
Publication of the special issue of Journal of Health Psychology will go forward as planned on Monday July 31.
A lot of what is being written about "The conceptual penis as a social construct" paper is right wing, anti-intellectual nonsense. We should move on.
Patients writing about their health condition were abused by a peer reviewer and silenced by The BMJ
Should patients submitting manuscripts concerning health conditions provide proof of their diagnoses, such as medical records or letters from their physicians? Should The BMJ apologize to these patients and their academic collaborator co-authors, given that no such apology has been forthcoming from the Action Editor?
Readers deserve an informative abstract, but uninformative abstracts that leave out key details of a study can often succeed in getting published in prestigious journals.
Early career investigators can give a fresh perspective on overcoming barriers to honest, transparent reporting of science
Sometimes activists fail to appreciate the difference between activists and journalists. Activists seek to advance a particular point of view. They may become impatient and even intolerant of those who disagree with them. Responsible journalists, in contrast, allow a diversity of viewpoints to be expressed through their writings. They often resort to direct quotes to […]
Steps associate editors could take to reduce journal’s emission of faulty science. I would no sooner become an associate editor for a journal of ill repute anymore than I would become the night manager for the Mustang Ranch. In both cases I might be able to affect positive change, but my aims would be so […]
We need Lewis Carroll’s Humpty Dumpty to understand It is a matter of public record that Anna Sheridan made this Freedom of Information request to Queen Mary, University of London: From: Anna Sheridan 1 November 2015 Dear Queen Mary, University of London, I would like to request, for each of the 4 treatment arms of […]
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