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Peer Review: what is the value and why is it performed?

Can you tell me why would you not typically do all your research on Google - or even www.scholar.google.com? What is a peer reviewed article and why do we care?

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GOOGLE is a great research tool, but we all recognize that not everything written for the internet is correct. As you say, you research there, but if you intend to publish, report or claim something you found, you verify it first. The process of verification is similar to a peer review, but the term 'peer review' has a higher meaning (and therefore ...

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The cited solution explains the concept and the practice of peer review as well as the application in the real world. A conclusion about peer review is presented in order to justify the procedure.