Publication bias towards Western populations harms humanity

Priti Mulimani, a health-care professional and PhD student, highlights how pressure to publish in high-impact journals that are biased towards research on Western populations obstructs pivotal research on the majority of the world’s population.

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Mulimani, P. Publication bias towards Western populations harms humanity. Nat Hum Behav 3, 1026–1027 (2019).

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