James is a researcher at Northeasthern University
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 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.
March 22nd, 2016 | 39 mins 46 secs
In this episode, Dan defends meta-analysis against more recent criticisms put forward by James and offers suggestions on how meta-analysis can be improved.
March 16th, 2016 | 49 mins 16 secs
psychology, publishing, research
Dan and James talk about Scihub and open access publishing.
March 9th, 2016 | 47 mins 20 secs
Dan and James talk about nutrition and psychiatry. They also introduce themselves (you know, because that's what you do for your second episode) and explain the origin of their podcast name.
March 2nd, 2016 | 43 mins 42 secs
Dan and James discuss what to do if you want to collect heart rate variability (HRV) data, oxytocin parties (yes, they're a thing), and the peer review process.