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Acknowledging female voices

Citation count has become one of the most important methods to evaluate a scientist’s contributions. In an extensive analysis of citations from a number of leading neuroscience journals, Dworkin and colleagues find evidence of gender bias in citation practices that can have an adverse impact on women’s careers.

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Fairhall, A.L., Marder, E. Acknowledging female voices. Nat Neurosci 23, 904–905 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-020-0667-x

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