Peer Review Quiz
Do you have the Right Stuff to join the ranks of your peers as a peer reviewer? It’s not all glory and glamour. Complete this short quiz to find out if you have what it takes to make it as a peer reviewer.
1. I make time in my professional work to contribute to the field, even if it doesn’t offer me immediate gain.
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2. I can review a paper for its potential contribution to the field, not how much I like or dislike it.
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3. When I dislike a paper, I am able to critique it without resorting to sarcasm.
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4. I am genuinely interested in furthering the work in my field.
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If this quiz offered you some new insight on the challenges facing peer reviewers, then perhaps it can help you have more patience with the process, whether you are an author or a reviewer. Chances are that in the course of your academic career, you will be both.