Contemporary scientific research is both collaborative and international in scope as can be seen in the growing number of multi-authored journal publications as well as citation practices.
PsySiP is furthering efforts in policy analysis and planning through rhetorical analyses of scientific journal publications in selected research specialties. PsySiP attention to citation patterns within journal publications in behavioral neuroscience has revealed thus far a number of network “types,” namely, methodological, knowledge and argumentation networks.
"Text Analysis Reveals that Behavioral Neuroscientists Reach Chiefly to Australia, France, and Britain in Selecting Research Methodologies." P. Flattau, Association for Psychological Science, Annual Meeting, May 21 - 24, 2015. New York City.
"Strategic Placement of Citations in the Development of Formal Arguments in Behavioral Neuroscience." P. Flattau, International Congress of Applied Psychology, July 9,2014, Paris, France.