In a Paradox, Study Finds That Long, Jargon-Laden Abstracts Make for More Citations

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Academics are often encouraged to write clearly and concisely, but that imperative may actually limit a paper’s impact on scholarship.

A new study out of the University of Chicago has found that papers with longer, jargon-laden abstracts are more...

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