It was a pleasure to meet Petra Vaiglova a few days ago while she was in Melbourne for an archaeological science conference. Fiona Fidler joined us for lunch–thanks to her for hosting. Originally from the Czech Republic (Czechia), Petra has …

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Here’s a depressing new paper that surveys reporting practices in The Journal of Neurophysiology after it instituted new reporting guidelines for authors ​(Héroux et al., 2023)​. Why depressing? Because the updated guidelines seem to have done little to improve reporting, …

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Computational reproducibility is a mouthful but the idea is simple: Use the reported data analysis to get the reported results. Haven’t we always assumed that works? Yes, but. Search for “computational reproducibility” and find recent discussions in numerous disciplines. Conclusion: …

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