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Scientific excellence : origins and assessment

Author: Douglas N Jackson; J Philippe Rushton
Publisher: Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Scientific Excellence highlights the need for research into the processes that facilitate the generation, systematization and transmission of knowledge. The contributors -- eminent researchers in the field -- assess the present state of the discipline and give directions for future research. The volume covers a variety of important concerns, including: the understanding of cognitive and noncognitive determinants of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scientific excellence.
Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1987
(OCoLC)572546508
Online version:
Scientific excellence.
Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1987
(OCoLC)607855698
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas N Jackson; J Philippe Rushton
ISBN: 080392724X 9780803927247
OCLC Number: 13122176
Notes: Papers presented to a conference held April 17-19 1985 at the University of Western Australia.
Description: 381 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Assessment. Mapping the World of Science: Is Citation Analysis a Legitimate Evaluation Tool / Eugene Garfield --
pt. 2. Personological origins. Historical overview of research on scientific abilities / Philip E Vernon --
The possible different personality dispositions of scientists and nonscientists / Robert S Albert and Mark A Runco --
Multiples, chance, genius, creativity, and zeitgeist / Dean Keith Simonton --
Personality characteristics associated with high research productivity / J Philippe Rushton, Harry G Murray, and Sampo V Paunonen --
Scientific and technological innovation: its personological and motivational context / Douglas N Jackson --
The scholarly impact of psychologists / Norman S Endler --
Evolution and creativity: some playful musings / Pierre L Van Den Berghe --
pt. 3. Sociocultural origins. The wisdom of Solomon: avoiding bias in the publication review process / Daniel S Perlman and Elizabeth Dean --
The role of journal editors in the scientific process / Henry L Roediger III --
Approaches to ensuring quality of data and performance: lessons for science / Lee B Sechrest --
Melding capitalist versus socialist models of fostering scientific excellence / John J Furedy --
Permitting creativity in science / Janet B Bavelas --
Development of scientific productivity: impact of graduate teaching and thesis supervision / Harry G Murray --
The psychology of women and scientific research / Esther R Greenglass --
Women in science / Jonathan R Cole.
Responsibility: editors, Douglas N. Jackson & J. Philippe Rushton ; foreword by Harriet Zuckerman.
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