Impartial judgment by the "gatekeepers" of science: fallibility and accountability in the peer review process.

@article{Hojat2003ImpartialJB,
  title={Impartial judgment by the "gatekeepers" of science: fallibility and accountability in the peer review process.},
  author={Mohammadreza Hojat and Joseph S. Gonnella and Addeane S Caelleigh},
  journal={Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={75-96}
}
High publication demands and the low acceptance rate of peer review journals place the journal editors and their reviewers in a powerful position. Journal reviewers have a vital role not only in influencing the journal editor's publication decisions, but also in the very nature and direction of scientific research. Because of their influence in peer review outcomes, journal reviewers are aptly described as the "gatekeepers of science." In this article we describe several pitfalls that can… CONTINUE READING

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