What If Social Scientists Had Reviewed Great Scientific Works of the Past?

  title={What If Social Scientists Had Reviewed Great Scientific Works of the Past?},
  author={David Trafimow and Stephen Rice},
  journal={Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science},
  volume={4 1},
One might question whether the great works in the history of science would get good reviews if subjected to the type of reviewing process to which psychologists are forced to submit their manuscripts. In some ways, behavioral scientists are too critical, and in other ways they are insufficiently so. To explore these issues, we imagine that great works from the history of nonsocial sciences were submitted for review in behavioral science journals and present simulated editor letters summarizing… CONTINUE READING
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