Addressing the Academic Arms Race

This week, Lisa Feldman Barrett, President of the Association for Psychological Science, released a brief opinion piece on the “arms race” in academic publications. I found myself nodding along throughout the piece, as she described the accelerating pace of academic publications. The kind of academic track record required to get tenure at a prestigious university when she was starting out would now be barely enough to get you an assistant professor job at any university. ….[READ]