To protect credibility in science, banish “publish or perish”

A culture of publication-worship unwittingly incentivizes questionable scientific practices and gluts the economy of scientific papers, argues Ava Kiai. To protect trust in science, we must focus on methodological rigour, rather than publishability.

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Kiai, A. To protect credibility in science, banish “publish or perish”. Nat Hum Behav 3, 1017–1018 (2019).

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