The Problem with Peer Review. A Standard that Doesn’t Always Translate Well in the Media or Courtroom
July 12, 2016
Most reputable scientific journals require that articles be “peer reviewed” before publication. Under this process, articles are submitted to a journal and anonymous “peers” (who have expertise in the subject matter) review the articles. Articles are then accepted, rejected or revised to address the comments of the peer reviewers.
The process is sensible. Certainly, scientific…