Part 2: On practicing what we preach Originally posted on Medium. A few weeks ago I described the results of a project investigating the data management…
Part 1: What we did and what we found This post was originally posted on Medium. How do brain imaging researchers manage and share their…
Building an RDM Maturity Model: Part 4 By John Borghi Researchers are faced with rapidly evolving expectations about how they should manage and share their data,…
Some of the most influential research tools of the last century were created to ensure the quality of beer and extrapolate the results of agriculture experiments conducted in the English countryside. Though ostensibly about the placement of a decimal point, an ongoing debate about the application of these tools also provides a window for understanding… Read more »
If you work on an NIH funded study that involves biomedical or behavioral variables, you should be paying attention to the new requirements about clinical trials. … Continue reading →
As part of an effort to enhance transparency in biomedical research, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have, over the last few years, announced a series of policy changes related to clinical trials. Though there is still a great deal of uncertainty about which studies do and do not qualify, these changes may have significant… Read more »
We’re all talking about reproducibility, but what are we actually talking about?
Well… it’s complicated.
At the very beginning of my career in research I conducted a study which involved asking college students to smile, frown, and then answer a series of questions about their emotional experience. This procedure was based on several classic studies which posited that, while feeling happy and sad makes people smile and frown, smiling and… Read more »
Why two neuroscientists turned librarians are investigating data management practices in fMRI research. … Continue reading →
If you spend some time browsing the science section of a publication like the New York Times you’ll likely run across an image that looks something like the one below: A cross section of a brain covered in colored blobs. These images are often used to visualize the results of studies using a technique called… Read more »