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Blog: Neuroskeptic: Psychology, Neuroscience: Lacking in Individuality?

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Andy, Jun 23, 2018.

  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/n...logy-neuroscience-individuality/#.Wy5jCKkh0i9
     
  2. alktipping

    alktipping Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    stating the obvious their methods of gathering and analysing data have always been flawed . It makes me wonder why it takes four authors for this paper is it because of the equally flawed system that demands that academics publish papers regardless of the quality to keep income streams . damn I have only just realised it is a blog .
     
  3. TiredSam

    TiredSam Moderator Staff Member

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    The comments are entertaining.
     
  4. Trish

    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    I tried to read the article, but I get about 2 paragraphs down and my screen suddenly fills with a big thing saying Science for the Curious, Space Medicine Environment. Every time I try it this happens. I don't think they want me to read it!
     
  5. Arnie Pye

    Arnie Pye Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    There is an x to close the picture with, top right.
     
  6. Trish

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    Thanks, @Arnie Pye. I'd forgotten I had zoomed in to make the print bigger and easier to read, so the x was off my screen. Once I zoomed it out again the x re-appeared like magic. :)
     
  7. Trish

    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    Here's the paper referred to in the blog.
    http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/06/15/1711978115.long

    Lack of group-to-individual generalizability is a threat to human subjects research
    Aaron J. Fisher, John D. Medaglia, and Bertus F. Jeronimus
    PNAS June 18, 2018. 201711978; published ahead of print June 18, 2018.

    I've split it into short paragraphs for easier reading.

    The rest of the paper is paywalled.
     

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