Inspired by results published in a recent PLoS One paper — in which a trio of researchers at the Max Planck Society show that "scientific peer reviewers agree only slightly more often than they would by chance," he says — Neuroskeptic has assembled a pie chart divided by eight equivalent slices that each represent a satirical reviewer stereotype that shows the role chance plays in peer revi

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