By: Christoph Emmerich

Toward Standardized Guidelines for Investigating Neural Circuit Control of Behavior in Animal Research
November 3, 2021

With the advent of tools for recording and manipulating activity with high spatiotemporal resolution in defined neural circuits in behaving animals,…

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Initial evidence of research quality of registered reports compared with the standard publishing model
November 3, 2021

In registered reports (RRs), initial peer review and in-principle acceptance occur before knowing the research outcomes. This combats publication bias and…

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Technological advances in preclinical meta-research
November 3, 2021

Preclinical systematic reviews are vital; they serve many purposes by assessing the range and quality of the evidence. Through these reviews…

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PEERS – An Open Science “Platform for the Exchange of Experimental Research Standards” in Biomedicine
November 3, 2021

Do I need to consider the sex of the animals for my study? Is the background noise level likely to vary?…

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Materials Design Analysis Reporting (MDAR) Reports via SciScore
November 3, 2021

We have recently introduced the Materials, Design, Analysis, and Reporting (MDAR) framework aiming at helping authors, editors, and other interested parties to increase…

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Newsletter June 2021
June 16, 2021

NEWS           – New EQIPD paper published – Read more          – The MDAR Framework –…

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A method to streamline p-hacking
June 16, 2021

The analytic strategy of p-hacking has rapidly accelerated the achievement of psychological scientists’ goals (e.g., publications & tenure), but has suffered…

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Additional reads in June 2021
June 16, 2021

Nonreplicable publications are cited more than replicable ones Good research begins long before papers get written Why indirect contributions matter for…

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Putting the Self in Self-Correction: Findings from the Loss-of-Confidence Project
June 16, 2021

Science is often perceived to be a self-correcting enterprise. In principle, the assessment of scientific claims is supposed to proceed in…

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Creating clear and informative image-based figures for scientific publications
June 16, 2021

Scientists routinely use images to display data and images are a critical part of a scientific report or publication.However, many resources…

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