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Journal Editors, Reviewers Don’t Show Bias Against Novelty

December 22, 2022


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<5 mins
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Presented by The Record

A new University of Michigan study found that evaluators of scientific journals are not biased against novelty, as scholars have suggested for decades. Contrary to long-standing concerns about publication biases, the study suggests that scientific journals are likely to accept papers that provide new findings compared with studies reporting conventional results. Misha Teplitskiy, lead author and professor of information in the School of Information, explores the research and key findings.

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