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Publication bias occurs when positive/statistically significant findings are more likely to be published than negative/statistically insignificant ones, leading to an overrepresentation of positive findings in the literature. Also known as the "file drawer effect".

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Publication bias in evaluations of assessments

It is widely considered that there exists a publication bias whereby it is more difficult to get null results published than it is to get positive results published in peer-reviewed journals. As a ...
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