The ups and downs of peer review.

  title={The ups and downs of peer review.},
  author={D. Benos and E. Bashari and J. M. Chaves and A. Gaggar and Niren Kapoor and M. Lafrance and R. Mans and D. Mayhew and S. McGowan and Abigail M Polter and Yawar J. Qadri and S. Sarfare and K. Schultz and R. Splittgerber and J. Stephenson and Cristy Tower and R. G. Walton and A. Zotov},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  volume={31 2},
  • D. Benos, E. Bashari, +15 authors A. Zotov
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Advances in physiology education
  • This article traces the history of peer review of scientific publications, plotting the development of the process from its inception to its present-day application. We discuss the merits of peer review and its weaknesses, both perceived and real, as well as the practicalities of several major proposed changes to the system. It is our hope that readers will gain a better appreciation of the complexities of the process and, when serving as reviewers themselves, will do so in a manner that will… CONTINUE READING

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