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The One Sample T Test

In this article, we will explore some of the theory behind the one sample t test, assumptions of the test, interpretation and a worked example.
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The Friedman Test

The Friedman test can be used to compare repeated measures or samples, such as following a person's biological functions over time. In this article, we consider its assumptions, when to use it and go through a worked example.

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The Z Test

If you want to compare means of continuous variables between two groups or to a hypothesized value, you might need a z test. In this article, we explore the two types of z test, assumptions of the test, interpretation and a worked example.
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Using Wearable Technology To Predict Cognitive Function in Patients With MCI

Scientists demonstrated the potential of wearable technology to predict cognitive function in patients with mild cognitive impairment, which impacts over 15% of older adults worldwide, via physiological markers.
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Deregulating Psychedelics To Propel Clinical Research

This article explores the need to deregulate certain psychedelic drugs, including MDMA and psilocybin, which could help people living with PTSD and treatment-resistant depression as pharmaceutical treatments to retrain neural pathways and improve these conditions.

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Pearson Correlation

In this article, we will explore the theory, assumptions and interpretation of Pearson’s correlation, including a worked example of how to calculate Pearson’s correlation coefficient, often referred to as Pearson’s r.
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Computational Neuroscience and the Joy of Discovery With Dr. Kanaka Rajan

Dr. Kanaka Rajan is a leader in a new wave of neuroscience that has leveraged vast volumes of computing power as a tool for understanding the brain. In this interview, she discusses her motivations, research and greatest achievements.
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Overcoming Drug Propaganda to Lead Europe’s Largest Medical Cannabis Trial: A Q&A With Dr. Anne Katrin Schlag

Dr. Schlag, acting CEO of Drug Science, discusses how the research group's work rises above traditional drug messaging.
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Nobel Prize Winner Discusses Research, Motivations and Maintaining a Work-Life Balance

In this interview, Professor May-Britt Moser discusses what led her to a career in science, her research on the neural basis of spatial location and memory, winning a noble prize and raising a family while building a successful career.
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Are Monoclonal Antibodies the Future of Long COVID Treatments?

Dr. Nancy Klimas, director of the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University, explains the great potential of monoclonal antibodies in treating long COVID.