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Table 1 Writing prompts for 3–5 min writing tasks

From: Testing an active intervention to deter researchers’ use of questionable research practices

Consistency
a) Over the past few years, scientists have become increasingly aware of how various ethically questionable research practices can lead to poor science and reduce the ability of scientific research to improve human understanding and well-being. Please begin by spending 3–5 min writing (in the box below) about how you attempt to model research integrity in your own work and with those you mentor, and how this commitment is consistent with your core ethical standards.
Control
b) Research misconduct, standardly defined, consists of falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism (FFP). It can lead to poor science and reduce the ability of scientific research to improve human understanding and well-being. Please begin by spending 3–5 min writing (in the box below) about why falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism are ethically objectionable.