How Scientists Lie

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How do scientists lie? Which strategies do they use? The book How Scientists Lie provides a catalogue of questionable research practices (QRPs), the steroids of research.

This book is for students, junior researchers, and others who have an interest in research that does not mislead. The book also suggests remedies to questionable research practices that is applicable to the social sciences, the natural sciences, and the humanities.

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