I know that most [people], including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them to admit the falsity of conclusions which they have delighted in explaining to colleagues, which they have proudly taught to others, and which they have woven, thread by thread, into the fabric of their lives. --  Leo Tolstoy
Chapter 2: Integration Questions
1. How should issues of authorship be decided? When should these discussions occur and decisions be made?
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2. What are the responsibilities of the first author and each co-author?
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Research Ethics
Chapter 2: The Nervous One
Discussion and Reflection Questions
Integration Questions
References and Resources

This chapter addresses collaborative science, including authorship and data ownership. Upon your completion of this chapter, we hope that you can identify essential criteria for determining authorship and credit as well as responsibilities of co-authors to their collaborators and the larger scientific community. We also want you to learn about sound data management and ownership practices.

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