In: Literature

The Experiment Factory: Standardizing Behavioral Experiments
April 26, 2016

Vanessa V. Sochat and colleagues from Stanford University have presented the Experiment Factory, a modular infrastructure that applies a collaborative, open source…

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Publications April 2016
April 22, 2016

Statement on Statistical Significance and P-values. The world’s largest professional association of statisticians, the American Statistical Association, has made a public…

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In search of the mechanisms of ketamine’s antidepressant effects: How robust is the evidence behind the mTor activation hypothesis
April 11, 2016

Intravenous ketamine has been repeatedly shown to induce a rapid and long-lasting antidepressant effect in treatment-resistant patients. A 2010 Science paper…

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Statement on Statistical Significance and P-values
March 21, 2016

The world’s largest professional association of statisticians, the American Statistical Association, has made a public statement regarding the use of P-values…

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When Quality Beats Quantity: Decision Theory, Drug Discovery, and the Reproducibility Crisis
March 21, 2016

In this article written by Scannell and Bosley, the contrast between increased costs for drug discovery and the decreased success rate…

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Additional Reads in March 2016
March 20, 2016

Robust science needs robust corrections. David Allison and his colleagues argue that mistakes in peer-reviewed papers are easy to find but hard…

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Irreproducibility in Preclinical Biomedical Research: Perceptions, Uncertainties, and Knowledge Gaps.
February 28, 2016

Over the last several years, many articles and commentaries were written on the subject of „reproducibility of research data“. In this…

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Additional Reads February 2016
February 20, 2016

Use of positive and negative words in scientific PubMed abstracts between 1974 and 2014: retrospective analysis. Christiaan Vinkers and colleagues at Utrecht…

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Robust science needs robust corrections.
February 4, 2016

David Allison and his colleagues argue that mistakes in peer-reviewed papers are easy to find but hard to fix. In this…

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Reproducible Research Practices and Transparency across the Biomedical Literature.
January 4, 2016

A team of authors, led by John P.A. Ioannidis, analyzed a randomly chosen set of 441 PubMed-indexed papers related to biomedicine…

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