The overcitation of examples of poor performance: Fad, fashion, or fun?

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Comments on the article by J. J. Christensen-Szalanski and L. R. Beach (see record 1984-21471-001) that suggests that they have uncovered a bias, the propensity to cite experimental publications that demonstrate deficiencies in judgment and decision making over studies that demonstrate competence. This bias indicates what holds psychologists' interest. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2000 APA, all rights reserved)(unassigned)

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  • citation rate for original articles vs commentaries vs replies published in "Journal of Experimental Psychology-General", 1975-80, commentary

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