Neuroskeptic (@Neuro_Skeptic )


Bio Neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry through a skeptical lens. Just a brain with some eyes. Blogs for @DiscoverMag.
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Twitter Web App : Do Non-Human Primates Really Represent Others Beliefs? A critique of antic-ape-atory looking research

Twitter Web App : Semantic relatedness emerges in deep convolutional neural networks designed for object recognition…

Twitter Web App : The voices of gay YouTubers sounded more gay after coming out hmmm

Twitter Web App : Tricia 📝 So I was thinking about that! I think that's true from about 2005 on. That's when you had social media, smartphones, etc. 2000-2004 was more like the 90s in terms of technology. Politically and socially though, it all changed on 9/11.

Twitter Web App : Why is 90s nostalgia a big thing, but 2000s nostalgia isn't? OK, 2000s are more recent. But 90s nostalgia was bigger in 2010 than 2000s nostalgia is today, if I recall. Is it just that 2000s had 9/11 etc. and are less warmly remembered?

Twitter Web App : For complex genetic traits, is it fair to say that we found variants of large effect, and tiny effect, but not variants of medium effect? e.g. we only know of rare variants associated with very high risk of schizophrenia, and common variants of very small effect? Kevin Mitchell

Twitter Web App : Early modern concepts of sexual perversions - from libido nefanda to coitus nefandus/sodomiticus and sodomia impropria Latin is such an expressive language.

Twitter Web App : Results of our recent research is out now as a preprint. This study investigates human vigilance decrements using neural decoding in MEG. Using the methods developed here, we were able to successfully predict forthcoming human errors in a novel multiple-object-monitoring paradigm…

Twitter Web App : Using Bayes Factor Hypothesis Testing in Neuroscience to Establish Evidence of Absence According to Bayesian statistics, your brain is absent

Twitter Web App : Why psychologists studying the impact of new technologies are endlessly reinventing the wheel unless they look to history by Amy Orben