Where do researchers get ideas for new studies? How do multiple co-authors work together on a single paper? How should we deal with rejection? In this episode, Mindy Shoss, Ph.D., an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida, gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a paper she recently published […]
The Office for Human Research Protections has created a series of seven short, informational videos for potential research participants. Titles include What is Research?, Randomization, and Questions to Ask. Find the videos at the OHRP website.
The relationship between psychologists and statistics can be likened to the relationship between drivers and cars. Most drivers use cars, but have a minimal understanding of how they work. Our understanding of cars–such as it is–depends on the explanations provided by experts–mechanics and engineers. It follows, then, that our understanding […]
Looking for something? Some journal articles, maybe? A pre-print or two? Don’t be shy. Come closer. I’ll hook you up. Let’s start by checking in with your alma mater. They’ve gotten enough of your money and blood. The least they can do is offer alumni access to their academic databases. […]
What’s the danger of going down too many rabbit holes during a lit review? How do you keep going when you want to quit? In this second episode of a two-part series, newly-minted PhD Naz Tadjbakhsh talks about her dissertation journey. (My apologies for the sound quality and abrupt ending on this […]
Every commonly-accepted word or phrase was once a new-fangled buzzword (or buzzphrase, I guess) that caused people to roll their eyes. In this episode, Andrew Naber defends the freshly-minted phrase “team agility” against my onslaught of curmudgeonism. If you’re not following Andrew on Twitter (@AndrewMNaber), you’re missing out.
Peer-reviewed journals are like the weather. Everyone complains, but no one does anything about it. Well, mad statisticians Harry Crane and Ryan Martin did something. They developed a radical new platform for scholarly publishing that incorporates many of the features the rest of us have been daydreaming about. Show Links: Reseachers.One Article: In […]
I just had a discussion with the great Rob Briner about student evaluations and teacher effectiveness, sparked by this tweet: [su_note]By the way, if you don’t already follow Rob on Twitter and LinkedIn, you really should![/su_note] Smile sheets, or affective/reaction measures of training and teaching effectiveness, are a staple of […]
I won’t try to rehash the sad tale of Brian Wansink here. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you can read all about it in The Washington Post. Or Time. Or Vox. Or CNN. Or Fox News. So yeah, it’s a big story today. But it probably won’t […]
In this episode, you’ll hear me continually confuse “reproduce” and “replication” and listen to my bird scream in the background. Also, Jeff Dahlke talks about some smart researchy stuff while I smack myself in forehead, realizing all the many, many mistakes I’ve made with my data. Contact Jeff on: LinkedIn […]