This translation of Diederik Stapel’s book a reasonably faithful to the was published in late under the title “Ontsporing” (“Derailment”). Two years ago, Dutch science fraudster Diederik Stapel published a book, Ontsporing (“Derailment”), describing how he became one of the. Two years after the scandal broke, Stapel wrote an autobiography, “Ontsporing”, or “Derailment”. An English translation of this autobiography is.

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But of course, he has lost his credibility and this could all be a big act of self-justification. He has now published Ontsporing Deraileda page autobiography that provides a fascinating tale of the events leading up to and following the discovery of his large-scale academic fraud. After years of balancing on the outer limits [of scientific integrity], the grey became darker and darker until it was black, and I fell off the edge into the abyss.

In his descriptions of methodological practice in psychology, Stapel appears to underscore the conclusions from the Levelt committee that investigated the fraud case: About Neuroskeptic Neuroskeptic is a British neuroscientist who takes a skeptical look at his own field, and beyond.

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Patrick S. Forscher: A review of “Derailment”, Diederik Stapel’s autobiography

Syllabus Phil Syllabus: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Eiederik and Privacy Policy. You are commenting using your Twitter account. The university announced an investigation of his work. Ik heb de druk te scoren, te publiceren, de druk om steeds beter te moeten zijn, niet het hoofd geboden.


On your second point, I completely agree. Hard to judge this, especially not from the translation as some nuances may be lost. Maybe I still had a chance?

In een systeem waar er weinig controle is, waar mensen veelal alleen werken, ben ik verkeerd afgeslagen. The interim report stated that Stapel had caused severe damage to young people at the beginning of their careers, as well as to the diererik confidence in science, in particular social psychology. The journal expressed initial concern regarding the paper’s validity on November 1.

Diederik Stapel

I wanted people to hang on my every word difderik I headed for coffee or lunch after delivering a lecture. No mother, no lock, not even a lid.

It started more or less by chance, as a bit of occupational therapy. I also had no trouble with the results of the experiments.

Maarten had sent me a text message earlier that evening to ask if I would come over: All I had to do was take it. Back to the matrix and alter data. English translation Stapel knew at that moment exactly what he expected, which could be inferred yesterday from the words of Pim Levelt. I was one of the proofreaders for the translation.

There is an error in the translated passage above: Leave a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Retrieved 31 October If Stapel is telling the truth this time, questionable research practices could be a lot more common in social psychology than we thought.


This page was last edited on 6 Septemberat Anyways, while the story about his faking data is fascinating from a morbid psychological point of view, what I found much more interesting about this is is that his whole research was driven by seeking to confirm theories rather than the pursuit of knowledge. I suppose he is also blaming whoever is pestering his family though which I find understandable.

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I welcome constructive comments for days. He was a very trusted man, dean of the faculty, brilliant, successful, no indications for me to be distrustful. I turned round slowly, fearfully. Christian Robert and the book slasher. Learn how your comment data is processed.

The Rise and Fall of Diederik Stapel Diederik Stapel fabricated data for over 50 peer-reviewed articles, many of which were published in leading journals, including Science. This made it just too hard for him to resist temptation:.