New PNAS paper! How we can all boost the impact of science


Opinion: How can we boost the impact of publications? Try better writing

Benjamin Freeling, Zoë A. Doubleday, Sean D. Connell

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jan 2019, 116 (2) 341-343; DOI:10.1073/pnas.1819937116


Writing with the reader in mind can boost the citation rate of scientific articles. Based on our data, this boost occurs wherever you publish. But the higher the impact factor, the greater benefit you will receive.

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