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The rising hype in science (Nature story)

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Simon, Dec 17, 2015.

  1. Simon

    Simon

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    Perhaps no surprise:
    ‘Novel, amazing, innovative’: positive words on the rise in science papers : Nature News & Comment

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    Use of positive and negative words in scientific PubMed abstracts between 1974 and 2014: retrospective analysis | The BMJ
     
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    helen1 Senior Member

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    What happened around 1974 in the medical world that would cause such an abrupt rise in what appears to be over enthusiastic vocabulary? Is there a link to the economics of pharma I wonder.
     
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  3. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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    Oh dear. Shouldn't scientific papers stick to neutral words?
     
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