Dan is a Senior Researcher in biological psychiatry at the University of Oslo
May 19th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
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-stringers, whiners, the Stasi, destructo-critics, and wackaloons—are trying to improve science
May 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) joins James and Dan to talk meta-analysis
April 21st, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) drops in to talk statistical inference with James and Dan
April 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
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
March 24th, 2017 | 49 mins 18 secs
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
March 10th, 2017 | 54 mins 49 secs
In this episode, James and Dan discuss academic hipsters. These are people who insist you need to use specific tools in your science like R, python, and LaTeX. So should you start using these trendy tools despite the steep learning curve?
February 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
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
February 17th, 2017 | 56 mins 30 secs
In this episode, we talk work/life balance for early career researchers. Do you need to work a 70-hour week to be a successful scientist or can you actually have a life outside the lab?
January 27th, 2017 | 50 mins 40 secs
In episode 34 we covered a blog post that highlighted questionable analytical approaches in psychology. That post mentioned four studies that resulted from this approach, which a team of researchers took a closer look into. Dan and James discuss the statistical inconsistencies that the authors reported in a recent preprint.
January 20th, 2017 | 50 mins 41 secs
Dan and James discuss a new paper in the inaugural issue of Nature Human Behaviour, "A manifesto for reproducible science"
December 22nd, 2016 | 1 hr 11 secs
Dan and James have their very first guest! For this episode they're joined by Robin Kok (University of Southern Denmark) to talk e-health. They also cover a recent blog post that inadvertently highlighted questionable research practices in psychology.
December 16th, 2016 | 43 mins 53 secs
Dan and James discuss Zombie theories, which are scientific ideas that continue to live on in the absence of evidence. Why do these ideas persist and how do we kill them for good?