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Why indirect contributions matter for science and scientists (ii)

Tiokhin, Leo, Panchanathan, Karthik, Smaldino, Paul and Lakens, Daniël (2021) Why indirect contributions matter for science and scientists (ii). Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 Aug 2021). Blog Entry.

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In their previous post, Leo Tiokhin, Karthik Panchanathan, Paul Smaldino and Daniel Lakens argued that the predominant focus on scientists’ direct contributions has detrimental effects on collaboration, well-being, and scientific progress more broadly. In this post, drawing on examples from several competitive and selective environments, they adopt an evolutionary perspective to suggest that changing the scale for selection is a promising potential solution.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2021 11:33
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:15

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