The Nine Circles of Scientific Hell

@article{Neuroskeptic2012TheNC,
  title={The Nine Circles of Scientific Hell},
  author={Neuroskeptic},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={643 - 644}
}
  • Neuroskeptic
  • Published 1 November 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
In the spirit of Dante Alighieri’s Inferno, this paper takes a humorous look at the fate that awaits scientists who sin against best practice. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri is a classic of world literature and was the first major work in the Italian language. In the first book of the trilogy, Inferno, Dante offers a tour of the nine increasingly horrible levels of Hell, in which the wicked are tormented forever in ways corresponding to their sins. But Dante lived before the era of modern… 

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