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by Stephen G. Lisberger, Ph.D.
By all accounts, scientific misconduct over the last decade is on the rise, especially in the area of journal retractions. In neuroscience, our author -- both a leading academic and an experienced neuroscience journal editor -- believes the field is detecting "only the tip of the fraud iceberg." His story addresses the nature, detection, and incentives for fraud, and suggests reforms. From Cerebrum, our online magazine of ideas.