The Problem of Lack of Incentive on the Part of the Peer Reviewers

Executive Summary Those who review articles in peer-reviewed journals normally get very little for doing this thankless task. Introduction One of the lesser discussed parts of the peer review system at journals is how little those that perform the peer review get out of the process. Wait One Second… Why is The Article Not Viewable?…

How Little Most Peer Reviewers Know About the Studies They Review

Executive Summary What is little discussed is how little peer reviewers know about how the studies were conducted that they approve. Introduction When some readers have a serious disagreement with an article at Brightwork Research & Analysis, sometimes the opposing and often offended individual will state that the articles at Brightwork are not “peer-reviewed.” People…

How Many Articles Published in Peer Reviewed Journals are Ghost Written

Executive Summary Peer review journals accept and often publish articles with the names of scientists attached, that are ghostwritten by pharmaceutical companies. Introduction Something that is commonly known in scientific circles, but little discussed is that many articles that have different names attached to them prior to submission to scientific journals are not written by…

How Peer Reviewed Journals Lead to Groupthink

Executive Summary Peer review journals enforce groupthink and exaggerated consensus in favor of establishment conclusions. Introduction When some readers have a serious disagreement with an article at Brightwork Research & Analysis, sometimes the opposing and often offended individual will state that the articles at Brightwork are not “peer-reviewed.” People often make this claim with no…

The Lack of Evidence That Peer Reviewed Journals Lead to Reliable Outcomes

Executive Summary There is zero evidence that peer review leads to more accurate research. Introduction When some readers have a serious disagreement with an article at Brightwork Research & Analysis, sometimes the opposing and often offended individual will state that the articles at Brightwork are not “peer-reviewed.” People often make this claim with no academic…