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Could Authors Be Saying “Goodbye” to the Accept/Reject Decision?

Trying to publish scientific research can be slow, demoralizing and put up barriers to progress. But what if there was another way, one that let authors take more control while making readers more informed about how their peers evaluate the study?

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The Latest Research News on Meditation, Well-Being and the Brain

Dive into the latest research on meditation, the brain and well-being.
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LEAF Promotes Greener Laboratory Practices

In this article, we explore the importance of LEAF and how the choice of equipment – together with better habits – can significantly contribute to a greener and more sustainable future for laboratories.
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How Scientists Are Fighting For Truth in a Burning World

In this article, Dr. Natalie Cooper, an ecologist and senior researcher at the Natural History Museum in London, shares her insights on persevering as a scientist amidst global crises.
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Navigating Eco-Anxiety in Children

This article delves deep into the hearts and minds of our youngest generation, confronting the acute and long-term impact of climate anxiety on children and
shedding light on how we can support young people through these tumultuous times.
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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.