The Culture of Science Scientists and the Scientific Community

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D., Anne Egger, Ph.D.


1. Scientists are completely objective and never let their personal experiences influence their work.

2. While scientists sometimes make mistakes, these mistakes are usually identified by

3. Adam Sylvester's research on cortical bone size was partly motivated by his

4. Gregor Mendel did his research in complete isolation.

5. In the 1960s and 1970s, the scientific view of baboon culture changed from male-dominated to one in which females provide social stability. What motivated this shift?

6. Having a mentor when you are just starting out in research is helpful because mentors

7. Good researchers always follow a precise and thoroughly planned pathway from start to finish, leaving nothing to chance.

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