Individualism in Science

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  • A lack of experience working in a team
  • The belief that individuals are responsible for solving problems alone
  • The desire for individual recognition and credit
  • A tendency toward isolation
  • Prioritization of competition over cooperation
  • A value in those who can succeed on their own without supervision or guidance
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