Dan and James discuss the concept of "slow science", which has been proposed in order to improve the quality of scientific research and create a more sustainable work environment.
Here's what they cover in this episode
- Thank you patrons day!
- Social media algorithms reward outrage, not quality of substance
- A paper on slow science from Uta Frith, which includes a proposal of publication limits
- Is information overload really a problem?
- The META platform for a weekly research digest
- Would reducing the volume of publications really improve quality?
- The working paper that simulated the quality vs. quantity question
- The slow professor book https://utorontopress.com/ca/the-slow-professor-3
- Michael Frank’s paper on N-best evaluation
- Some institutions are now screening papers before submission to check for errors
- [Dan on twitter](www.twitter.com/dsquintana)
- [James on twitter](www.twitter.com/jamesheathers)
- [Everything Hertz on twitter](www.twitter.com/hertzpodcast)
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Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)
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Episode citation and permanent link
Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2019, December 2) "Slow Science", Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XEU42, Retrieved from https://osf.io/xeu42/