Saturday, April 04, 2009

Links ...

Academic Misconduct / Fraud:

  1. A 2004 article on chronic, serial plagiarizers and how "the system" treated them after their plagiarism was outed [via Crooked Timber]
  2. Inside HigherEd has a report on a JAMA paper that suggests "medical associations completely ban funding from industry, except for income from journal advertising and exhibit hall fees at conferences."
  3. Cheating goes global, as essay mills multiply [via Richard Holmes].

Psychology, Economics, Business:

  1. Jim Holt: Get Smart: a review of Richard Nisbett's Intelligence and How to Get It: Why Schools and Culture Count.
  2. Steve Ayan in Scientific American: How humor makes you friendlier, sexier.
  3. Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang on The Wild Side: Computers vs. Brains. Also their earlier guest post: Mugged by our genes?
  4. Eide Neurolearning Blog: Brain of a blogger.
  5. Jonah Lehrer interviews Peter A. Ubel, professor of medicine and psychology at the University of Michigan, and author of Free Market Madness: Explaining the fiscal foolishness: Psychology and the Economy.
  6. Yochai Benkler at Edge: End of Universal Rationality.
  7. Paul Krugman: The Market Mystique.
  8. Kelley Holland in NYTimes: Is it time to retrain business schools?
  9. Joel Podolny at Harvard Business Review: How to fix business schools: Are business schools to blame? See also Bob Sutton's commentary on this post.

What good is such a list if there's no mystery link?

Oh, what the hell, here's another!