Publish but perish regardless in Japan

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PhD students and early career researchers are severely underfunded, explains Yuki Yamada, an Associate Professor in Psychology. Paired with biased selection criteria and unreasonable demands, this not only harms Japan’s young scientists, but presents a threat to academia itself.

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Yamada, Y. Publish but perish regardless in Japan. Nat Hum Behav 3, 1035 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41562-019-0729-9

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