Have you ever wondered how easy it is to publish in a so-called predatory journal? Check out this news story from the Ottawa Citizen, where a reporter got accepted to be a journal's editor listing their credentials as a PhD in the Phrenology of Earthworms.
Psychology Resources blog
As the fall 2015 semester is about to kick off, I wanted to share five PsycINFO tips for doing research and improving your searches.
Now that we are in the middle of summer and many folks are away, I thought it would be a good time to highlight two library resources you might not know about yet for reading journals and newspapers online/on your mobile devices in an aesthetically pleasing way.
What happens when meta-analysis goes too far? Please enjoy this xkcd comic.
Jon Brassey, founder of the medical database Trip, expressed some concerns over the quality of systematic review research methodologies during his webinar this morning.
One concern is that systematic reviews are "untenable" and "unsustainable" for clinical practice: a medical professional is faced with a declining patient, and doesn't have time to run a 6-month or 2-year systematic review to determine the effective treatment.