OCT 25th 2017 Ten days ago, our review paper was published in ERSP. Title: Visualising mental representations: A primer on noise-based reverse correlation in social psychology I'm really proud of this piece! It contains a literature review of reverse correlation studies in social psychology, a tutorial to create your own reverse experiments in R plus a … Continue reading The importance of the altmetric: case of our review paper in ERSP
AUG 23th 2017 Today I had a chat with Peter Bos, coordinator of the Social Neuroscience Minor at Utrecht University. Part of the minor is a lecture series on methods in social neuroscience (8 lectures, each covering one method, e.g. EEG, fMRI, endocrinology, etc.). In the next academic year, Peter is going to put more … Continue reading Social Neuroscience Minor – More room for ‘good practice’
AUG 22th 2017 The way I see it, academic research should be: Solid: reproducible, reliable, real Open: transparant and accessible Facilitated: no-one can do everything by themselves Teamplay: more collaboration, more power, more fun To be continued...
AUG 22th 2017 Can academic research benefit from SCUM principles? I found this paper by Michael Hicks and Jefrey Foster, who are piloting this in their research teams. Would this be useful for our research group? I better first learn what this whole agile/scrum business is actually all about... to be continued...
AUG 22th 2017 Today I met Anita Eerland. She has some pretty cool idea's for forming a council at Utrecht University to promote and facilitate research practice in accordance with the principles of open science. We are going to team-up to see if we can get this off the ground! To be continued!
AUG 3rd 2017 I just found out that you can become a local ambassador of the Open Science Framework (OSF) . This sounds is something I would really like to do! First I want to get some more hands-on experience with the OSF myself and then I will apply to become am ambassador!
AUG 3rd 2017 Would it be possible to have self-organising research teams in academia? This was the topic of a chat that I had today with two colleagues of mine (Reine van der Wal & Anouk van der Weiden). Would they inspire more collaboration? Is it possible to embed such a system within the current … Continue reading Self-organising research teams?