Statistically Funny – Commenting on the science of unbiased health research with cartoons
Hilda Bastian comments on ‘the science of unbiased health research’, in her blog Statistically Funny with with cartoons. …
Neuroscientists put a dead salmon into an fMRI machine as a test object, and turned it into a good case to raise awareness about false positives. The researchers scanned a dead fish, but actually found voxels that would indicate the salmon’s brain was active. In stead of ‘a funny object to test your methods with’, the salmon became the subject in an appealing story with an important message.
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