Everything Hertz

by Dr. Dan Quintana & Dr. James Heathers

Everything Hertz
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 57
  • Last: 15 Mar 2018
A podcast by scientists, for scientists. Methodology, scientific life, and bad language. Co-hosted by Dr. Dan Quintana and Dr. James Heathers

Episodes (57)

  • 57: Radical Transparency (with Rebecca Willén)
    57: Radical Transparency (with Rebecca Willén)
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    Published: 15 Mar 2018 Duration: 49:15
    Dan and James are joined by Rebecca Willén (Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education) to discuss transparency in scientific research and how she started her own independent research institute in Bali. Here's what they ... Read more →
    Dan and James are joined by Rebecca Willén (Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education) to discuss transparency in scientific research and how she started her own independent research institute in Bali. Here's what they ... Read more →

  • 56: Registered reports (with Chris Chambers)
    56: Registered reports (with Chris Chambers)
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    Published: 2 Feb 2018 Duration: 53:59
    Dan and James are joined by Chris Chambers (Cardiff University) to discuss the Registered Reports format. Here’s an overview of what they covered: What is a registered report and why should we implement them? [1:47] The impact of conscious ... Read more →
    Dan and James are joined by Chris Chambers (Cardiff University) to discuss the Registered Reports format. Here’s an overview of what they covered: What is a registered report and why should we implement them? [1:47] The impact of conscious ... Read more →

  • 55: The proposal to redefine clinical trials
    55: The proposal to redefine clinical trials
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    Published: 18 Jan 2018 Duration: 59:11
    In this episode, Dan and James discuss the US National Institutes of Health's new definition of a “clinical trial”, which comes into effect on the 25th of January. Here’s the new definition: “A research study in which one or more human su... Read more →
    In this episode, Dan and James discuss the US National Institutes of Health's new definition of a “clinical trial”, which comes into effect on the 25th of January. Here’s the new definition: “A research study in which one or more human su... Read more →

  • 54: Cuckoo Science
    54: Cuckoo Science
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    Published: 15 Dec 2017 Duration: 55:14
    In this episode, James sits in the guest chair as Dan interviews him on his recent work find and exposing inconsistent results in the scientific literature. Stuff they cover: - How James got into finding and exposing inconsistent results - ... Read more →
    In this episode, James sits in the guest chair as Dan interviews him on his recent work find and exposing inconsistent results in the scientific literature. Stuff they cover: - How James got into finding and exposing inconsistent results - ... Read more →

  • 53: Skin in the game
    53: Skin in the game
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    Published: 17 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:06:53
    Dan and James discuss whether you need to have “skin in the game” to critique research. Here's what else they cover in the episode: - Should scientists be required to communicate their science? - If your research is likely to be misinterpre... Read more →
    Dan and James discuss whether you need to have “skin in the game” to critique research. Here's what else they cover in the episode: - Should scientists be required to communicate their science? - If your research is likely to be misinterpre... Read more →

  • 52: Give p's a chance (with Daniel Lakens)
    52: Give p's a chance (with Daniel Lakens)
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    Published: 20 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:02:33
    In this episode, Dan and James welcome back Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) to discuss his new paper on justifying your alpha level. Highlights: - Why did Daniel write this paper? - Turning away from mindless statistics ... Read more →
    In this episode, Dan and James welcome back Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) to discuss his new paper on justifying your alpha level. Highlights: - Why did Daniel write this paper? - Turning away from mindless statistics ... Read more →

  • 51: Preprints (with Jessica Polka)
    51: Preprints (with Jessica Polka)
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    Published: 6 Oct 2017 Duration: 56:14
    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by Jessica Polka, Director of ASAPbio, to chat about preprints. Highlights: - What is ASAPbio? - Differences between the publication processes in the biological sciences vs. the biomedical sciences ... Read more →
    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by Jessica Polka, Director of ASAPbio, to chat about preprints. Highlights: - What is ASAPbio? - Differences between the publication processes in the biological sciences vs. the biomedical sciences ... Read more →

  • 50: Special 50th episode (LIVE)
    50: Special 50th episode (LIVE)
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    Published: 14 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:39:45
    Dan and James celebrate their 50th episode with a live recording! They cover a blog post that argues grad students shouldn’t be publishing, what’s expected of today’s postdocs, and the ‘tone’ debate in psychology. BONUS: You can also watch ... Read more →
    Dan and James celebrate their 50th episode with a live recording! They cover a blog post that argues grad students shouldn’t be publishing, what’s expected of today’s postdocs, and the ‘tone’ debate in psychology. BONUS: You can also watch ... Read more →

  • 49: War and p's
    49: War and p's
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    Published: 31 Jul 2017 Duration: 55:59
    In this episode Dan and James discuss a forthcoming paper that's causing a bit of a stir by proposing that biobehavioral scientists should use a 0.005 p-value statistical significance threshold instead of 0.05. Stuff they cover: - A summary... Read more →
    In this episode Dan and James discuss a forthcoming paper that's causing a bit of a stir by proposing that biobehavioral scientists should use a 0.005 p-value statistical significance threshold instead of 0.05. Stuff they cover: - A summary... Read more →

  • 48: Breaking up with the impact factor (with Jason Hoyt)
    48: Breaking up with the impact factor (with Jason Hoyt)
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    Published: 21 Jul 2017 Duration: 53:57
    Dan and James are joined by Jason Hoyt, who is the CEO and co-founder of PeerJ, an open access journal for the biological and medical sciences. Here's some of what they cover: - PeerJ’s model and how it got started - What goes into running ... Read more →
    Dan and James are joined by Jason Hoyt, who is the CEO and co-founder of PeerJ, an open access journal for the biological and medical sciences. Here's some of what they cover: - PeerJ’s model and how it got started - What goes into running ... Read more →

  • 47: Truth bombs from a methodological freedom fighter (with Anne Scheel)
    47: Truth bombs from a methodological freedom fighter (with Anne Scheel)
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    Published: 7 Jul 2017 Duration: 01:09:25
    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by Anne Scheel (LMU Munich) to discuss open science advocacy. Highlights: - How Anne became an open science advocate - Open science is better science - Methodological terrorists/freedom fighters -... Read more →
    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by Anne Scheel (LMU Munich) to discuss open science advocacy. Highlights: - How Anne became an open science advocate - Open science is better science - Methodological terrorists/freedom fighters -... Read more →

  • 46: Statistical literacy (with Andy Field)
    46: Statistical literacy (with Andy Field)
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    Published: 23 Jun 2017 Duration: 01:19:53
    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by Andy Field (University of Sussex), author of the “Discovering Statistics” textbook series, to chat about statistical literacy. Highlights: - The story behind Andy’s new book - SPSS and Bayesian ... Read more →
    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by Andy Field (University of Sussex), author of the “Discovering Statistics” textbook series, to chat about statistical literacy. Highlights: - The story behind Andy’s new book - SPSS and Bayesian ... Read more →

  • 45: Conferences and conspiracy theories
    45: Conferences and conspiracy theories
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    Published: 2 Jun 2017 Duration: 01:01:37
    It’s conference season so in this episode Dan and James discuss the ins and outs of scientific conferences. Here’s what they cover: - Research parasite award - How much do you save when you *don’t* run an fMRI study - They come up with an... Read more →
    It’s conference season so in this episode Dan and James discuss the ins and outs of scientific conferences. Here’s what they cover: - Research parasite award - How much do you save when you *don’t* run an fMRI study - They come up with an... Read more →

  • 44: Who’s afraid of the New Bad People? (with Nick Brown)
    44: Who’s afraid of the New Bad People? (with Nick Brown)
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    Published: 19 May 2017 Duration: 01:08:53
    James and Dan are joined by Nick Brown (University of Groningen) to discuss how the New Bad People — also known as shameless little bullies, vigilantes, the self-appointed data police, angry nothings, scientific McCarthyites, second-stringe... Read more →
    James and Dan are joined by Nick Brown (University of Groningen) to discuss how the New Bad People — also known as shameless little bullies, vigilantes, the self-appointed data police, angry nothings, scientific McCarthyites, second-stringe... Read more →

  • 43: Death, taxes, and publication bias in meta-analysis (with Daniel Lakens)
    43: Death, taxes, and publication bias in meta-analysis (with Daniel Lakens)
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    Published: 5 May 2017 Duration: 01:02:41
    Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) joins James and Dan to talk meta-analysis. Here’s what they cover: - Daniel’s opinion on the current state of meta-analysis - The benefit of reporting guidelines (even though hardly anyon... Read more →
    Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) joins James and Dan to talk meta-analysis. Here’s what they cover: - Daniel’s opinion on the current state of meta-analysis - The benefit of reporting guidelines (even though hardly anyon... Read more →

  • 42: Some of my best friends are Bayesians (with Daniel Lakens)
    42: Some of my best friends are Bayesians (with Daniel Lakens)
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    Published: 21 Apr 2017 Duration: 01:07:03
    Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) drops in to talk statistical inference with James and Dan. Here’s what they cover: - How did Daniel get into statistical inference? - Are we overdoing the Frequentist vs. Bayes debate? - ... Read more →
    Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) drops in to talk statistical inference with James and Dan. Here’s what they cover: - How did Daniel get into statistical inference? - Are we overdoing the Frequentist vs. Bayes debate? - ... Read more →

  • 41: Objecting to published research (with William Gunn)
    41: Objecting to published research (with William Gunn)
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    Published: 7 Apr 2017 Duration: 01:07:07
    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by William Gunn (Director of Scholarly communications at Elsevier) to discuss ways in which you can object to published research. They also cover: - What differentiates an analytics company from a p... Read more →
    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by William Gunn (Director of Scholarly communications at Elsevier) to discuss ways in which you can object to published research. They also cover: - What differentiates an analytics company from a p... Read more →

  • 40: Meta-research (with Michèle Nuijten)
    40: Meta-research (with Michèle Nuijten)
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    Published: 24 Mar 2017 Duration: 49:18
    Dan and James are joined by Michèle Nuijten (Tilburg University) to discuss 'statcheck', an algorithm that automatically scans papers for statistical tests, recomputes p-values, and flags inconsistencies. They also cover: - How Michèle deal... Read more →
    Dan and James are joined by Michèle Nuijten (Tilburg University) to discuss 'statcheck', an algorithm that automatically scans papers for statistical tests, recomputes p-values, and flags inconsistencies. They also cover: - How Michèle deal... Read more →

  • 39: Academic hipsters
    39: Academic hipsters
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    Published: 10 Mar 2017 Duration: 54:50
    We all know hipsters. You know, like the guy that rides his Penny-farthing to the local cafe to write his memoirs on a typewriter - just because its more ‘authentic’. In this episode, James and Dan discuss academic hipsters. These are peopl... Read more →
    We all know hipsters. You know, like the guy that rides his Penny-farthing to the local cafe to write his memoirs on a typewriter - just because its more ‘authentic’. In this episode, James and Dan discuss academic hipsters. These are peopl... Read more →

  • 38: Work/life balance - Part 2
    38: Work/life balance - Part 2
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    Published: 24 Feb 2017 Duration: 01:02:01
    Dan and James continue their discussion on work/life balance in academia. They also suggest ways to get your work done within a sane amount of hours as well as how to pick the right lab. Some of the topics covered: - Feedback from our las... Read more →
    Dan and James continue their discussion on work/life balance in academia. They also suggest ways to get your work done within a sane amount of hours as well as how to pick the right lab. Some of the topics covered: - Feedback from our las... Read more →

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