Everything Hertz

A podcast by scientists, for scientists. Methodology, scientific life, and bad language.

About the show

A podcast by scientists, for scientists. Methodology, scientific life, and bad language. Co-hosted by Dr. Dan Quintana (University of Oslo) and Dr. James Heathers (Northeastern University)

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Episodes

  • 56: Registered reports (with Chris Chambers)

    February 2nd, 2018  |  53 mins 59 secs

    Dan and James are joined by Chris Chambers (Cardiff University) to discuss the Registered Reports format

  • 55: The proposal to redefine clinical trials

    January 18th, 2018  |  59 mins 11 secs

    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

  • 54: Cuckoo Science

    December 15th, 2017  |  55 mins 14 secs

    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

  • 53: Skin in the game

    November 17th, 2017  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Dan and James discuss whether you need to have “skin in the game” to critique research.

  • 52: Give p's a chance (with Daniel Lakens)

    October 20th, 2017  |  1 hr 2 mins

    In this episode, Dan and James welcome back Daniel Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology) to discuss his new paper on justifying your alpha level

  • 51: Preprints (with Jessica Polka)

    October 6th, 2017  |  56 mins 14 secs

    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by Jessica Polka, Director of ASAPbio, to chat about preprints

  • 50: Special 50th episode (LIVE)

    September 14th, 2017  |  1 hr 39 mins

    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. You can also watch the video of this episode on the Everything Hertz YouTube channel (link in show notes)

  • 49: War and p's

    July 31st, 2017  |  55 mins 59 secs

    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.

  • 48: Breaking up with the impact factor (with Jason Hoyt)

    July 21st, 2017  |  53 mins 57 secs

    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

  • 47: Truth bombs from a methodological freedom fighter (with Anne Scheel)

    July 7th, 2017  |  1 hr 9 mins

    In this episode, Dan and James are joined by Anne Scheel (LMU Munich) to discuss open science advocacy

  • 46: Statistical literacy (with Andy Field)

    June 23rd, 2017  |  1 hr 19 mins

    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

  • 45: Conferences and conspiracy theories

    June 2nd, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min

    It’s conference season so in this episode Dan and James discuss the ins and outs of scientific conferences