A team of researchers including Björn Persson, a BSc- and MSc-alumnus and frequent collaborator with our department, has published an article entitled “Testing construct independence in the Short Dark Triad using Item Response Theory” in Personality and Individual Differences. Briefly, the article investigates the constructs involved in one of the more widely-used short-form Dark Triad […]
Björn Persson, an alumni of both our Consciousness Studies program and our MSc cog neuro program, has – with a team of collaborators – just published an article in Assessment entitled ‘Revisiting the Structure of the Short Dark Triad.’ Briefly, the article (an extension of the topic of Björn’s MSc thesis), critically assesses the Short […]
I intend to post an announcement about the best Cog Neuro theses of the year shortly, but this post will contain the last set of links to topic-relevant stories and PhD positions for the summer, with a resumption of normal activity around the middle of August. So, on the the links: Simon Oxenham on lucid […]
Dorothy Bishop on editorial integrity. Neuroskeptic on decoding faces, null results, and voodoo neuroscience. The Neuroethics Blog on the ethics of consumer tDCS devices. Simon Oxenham on gender stereotypes and their impact on the scientific endeavor. PLoS Neuroscience Community put together a collection of important papers on neurodegenerative diseases. 1 Boring Old Man on anti-depressants […]
… interesting discussion from Simon Oxenham on the replication crisis and the importance of negative experimental findings, an issue also touched on in a recent (and more mainstream) Last Week Tonight segment on scientific progress from John Oliver. In addition, Neuroskeptic talks about (replication) problems for the purported “optimism bias,” while Angela Grant meditates on […]
… at least not judging by his takedown.
… Dorothy Bishop’s take (in re to pre-registration of studies, p-hacking, publication bias, etc.).
… courtesy of 1 Boring Old Man. Interesting stuff, in various parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Post-script