Hey, kids, can you guess the frequency level of fraud, deceit, and general bullshit in science and academia generally? Thanks to the excellent work of our friends at “Retraction Watch” we now know by name who some of the worst academic offenders are. (Social psychologists are an especially pathetic bunch.) Happy Birthday “Retraction Watch”!
Yesterday was our fourth birthday. We published our first post, “Why write a blog about retractions?” on August 3, 2010, and the anniversary seems as good a time as any to review where we’ve been.
Here were some highlights of the past twelve months:
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