June 15th, 2016 | 49 mins 10 secs
What are the defining characteristics of a good psychology study?
June 8th, 2016 | 45 mins 27 secs
Dan and James discuss software and coding, including the tools they use
June 2nd, 2016 | 32 mins 49 secs
Dan and James discuss public engagement, science communication, and the internet outrage machine.
May 26th, 2016 | 52 mins 12 secs
Dan and James discuss a few academic horror stories sent in by their listeners.
May 22nd, 2016 | 59 mins 51 secs
Dan and James discuss their latest paper, in which they propose heart rate variability reporting guidelines. They also talk about saunas (why not?) and why the concept of 'sympathovagal balance' should be abandoned.
May 10th, 2016 | 43 mins 38 secs
James and Dan discuss issues surrounding the placebo effect
May 4th, 2016 | 50 mins 29 secs
James and Dan talk about failure. What's the benefit of openly sharing your failures - is this an antidote to the imposter syndrome or something only the privileged few can afford to do?
April 28th, 2016 | 51 mins 46 secs
James and Dan discuss what happens if your research is wrong. They talk about the recent controversy surrounding tDCS, why many people don't hold negative results to the same scrutiny as positive results, and the "hype cycle" of research.
April 20th, 2016 | 50 mins 48 secs
James and Dan discuss how to navigate the PhD to Postdoc transition. They provide advice to a hypothetical first-year graduate student and also discuss the realities of the postdoc job market.
April 15th, 2016 | 49 mins 52 secs
How do you write a lot and do it well? In this e…
April 7th, 2016 | 53 mins 53 secs
In this episode, James and Dan talk about getting from research idea to publication. They also discuss the ethical approval process, getting research published, and share tips for running experiments
March 30th, 2016 | 45 mins
file-drawer, oxytocin, replication, self-control
In this episode, James and Dan talk about replication in science, self-control, and the file-drawer problem in oxytocin research.