Highly novel research proposals ‘being systematically rejected’
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April 26, 2016

Highly novel research proposals are being systematically turned down because they fall outside evaluators’ paradigms of understanding, a new study from Chris Riedl and colleagues suggests. It indicates that humans are not good at approving truly creative new ideas, a finding that has implications for the economy and culture, as well as academia.

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Highly novel research proposals ‘being systematically rejected’

Highly novel research proposals are being systematically turned down because they fall outside evaluators’ paradigms of understanding, a new study from Chris Riedl and colleagues suggests. It indicates that humans are not good at approving truly creative new ideas, a finding that has implications for the economy and culture, as well as academia.

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