Researchers Apologize For Writing “Derpy” In A Paper

It appears that memes and science don’t mix well. A pair of researchers have published an apology in a peer-reviewed journal – for using the word “derpy” in an earlier paper.

In April 2016, Archives of Sexual Behavior published a piece called Fighting the Derpy Science of Sexuality by Banu Subramaniam and Angela Willey.

In this paper, Subramaniam and Willey criticized studies of biological differences between human groups:

The various sciences of‘‘difference’’ – sex, gender, r

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