Is the Fever for High Impact a Disadvantage for Systematists?

  title={Is the Fever for High Impact a Disadvantage for Systematists?},
  author={Hugo Alberto Santos Benitez},
  journal={Neotropical Entomology},
In the last decades, the eagerness of laboratories to publish in journals with high impact has turned into an obsessive practice, including several vices such as authorship traffic, which means offering high amounts of money for being an author or co-author of an article in high impact or “elite” journals where there has been no contribution from the offerer (e.g., Hvistendahl 2013) or other practices like including all team members in articles in order to increase the number of articles… CONTINUE READING