Dataset for 'Using retracted journal articles in psychology to understand research misconduct in the social sciences: what is to be done?'.

  • Russell Craig (Creator)
  • Adam Cox (Creator)
  • Dennis Tourish (Creator)
  • Alistair Thorpe (Creator)



    Database of Articles Retracted from Psychology Journals: 1998 - 2017. This article presents a dataset of 160 articles that were retracted from prominent scholarly journals in psychology and formed the empirical basis of a paper in Research Policy titled “Using Retracted Journal Articles to Understand Research Misconduct in Psychology.” The database was collected following a search for words with the stem root “retract*” in articles listed in the PsycINFO and SCImago databases of journals in psychology.
    Date made available11 Feb 2020
    PublisherUniversity of Portsmouth

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