By: Björn

Newsletter March 2021
March 30, 2021

NEWS from the PAASP network          – New series of EQIPD lectures – Read more         …

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A teaching tool about the fickle p-value and other statistical principles based on real-life data
March 30, 2021

A poor understanding of what results from statistical tests do and do not mean and an over-reliance on p-values is seen…

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WANTED – Cartoon artist
March 30, 2021

We are all aware of the challenges modern science is facing. And we, like most readers of this newsletter, are working…

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Pseudoreplication in Physiology – more means less
March 30, 2021

Many publications leave it to readers to guess whether reported data are based on independent biological replicates (e.g. number of animals)…

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Let’s discuss reproducibility – the new “Journal for Reproducibility in Neuroscience”
March 30, 2021

by Plinio Cabrera Casarotto, PhD,Editor-in-Chief JRepNeurosci The replicability of results is a cornerstone of science. We can only rely on the outcomes…

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Additional reads in March 2021
March 30, 2021

Science Forum: Improving preclinical studies through replications Assessment of transparency indicators across the biomedical literature: How open is open? Von Botswana…

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Reactivation-dependent amnesia for contextual fear memories: Evidence for publication bias
March 30, 2021

Research on memory reconsolidation has been booming in the last two decades, with numerous high-impact publications reporting promising amnestic interventions in…

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Taking a fresh look at FAIR for research software
March 30, 2021

Software is increasingly essential in most research, and much of this software is developed specifically for and during research. To make this…

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Advancing science or advancing careers? Researchers’ opinions on success indicators
March 30, 2021

The way in which we assess researchers has been under the radar in the past few years. Critics argue that current…

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Reproducible image handling and analysis
March 30, 2021

Image data are universal in life sciences research. Their proper handling is not. A significant proportion of image data in research…

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