Improving research misconduct policiesEvidence from social psychology could inform better policies to prevent misconduct in research

EMBO Reports
Volume 18, Issue 3, 2017
http://embor.embopress.org/front.current-issue
Science & Society

Improving research misconduct policiesEvidence from social psychology could inform better policies to prevent misconduct in research
Current policies for dealing with research misconduct emphasize the role and responsibility of individuals. Evidence from social psychology, however, shows that the environment determines personal conduct. Research misconduct policies should address these institutional factors.
Barbara K Redman, Arthur L Caplan
Published online 10.03.2017