Correction: The Chilling Effect: How Do Researchers React to Controversy?

  title={Correction: The Chilling Effect: How Do Researchers React to Controversy?},
  author={Joanna Kempner},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  pages={1 - 49}
BACKGROUND Can political controversy have a "chilling effect" on the production of new science? This is a timely concern, given how often American politicians are accused of undermining science for political purposes. Yet little is known about how scientists react to these kinds of controversies. METHODS AND FINDINGS Drawing on interview (n = 30) and survey data (n = 82), this study examines the reactions of scientists whose National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded grants were implicated in… CONTINUE READING
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