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BJKS Podcast

Benjamin James Kuper-Smith

A podcast about neuroscience, psychology, and anything vaguely related. Long-form interviews with people whose work I find interesting.

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97. Arne Ekstrom: Spatial navigation, memory, and invasive recordings in humansMay 24, 2024
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96. Benjamin Ehrlich: Santiago Ramon y Cajal, the neuron doctrine, and combining art & scienceApril 16, 2024
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95. Emily Finn: Neural fingerprinting, 'naturalistic' stimuli, and taking time before starting a PhDMarch 02, 2024
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94. David Van Essen: The Human Connectome Project, hierarchical processing, and the joys of collaborationFebruary 18, 2024
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93. Nachum Ulanovsky: Bats, spatial navigation, and natural neuroscienceFebruary 09, 2024
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92. Tom Hardwicke: Meta-research, reproducibility, and post-publication critiqueFebruary 02, 2024
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91. Jessica Polka: Preprints, publishing peer reviews, and the joys of pipettingJanuary 26, 2024
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90. Brian Boyd: The life & works of Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita, and writing biographiesJanuary 19, 2024
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89. Camillo Padoa-Schioppa: Value in the brain, orbitofrontal cortex, and causality in neuroscienceJanuary 13, 2024
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88. Juliana Schroeder: Talking to strangers, undersociality, and replicable field studiesJanuary 05, 2024
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87. Rick Betzel: Network neuroscience, generative modeling, and collaborationsJanuary 01, 2024
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86. Elisabeth Bik: Reporting scientific misconduct, the arms race between fraud & fraud detection, and the microbiome of dolphinsDecember 22, 2023
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85. Peter Bandettini: The history, present, and future of fMRIDecember 15, 2023
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84. Brian Nosek: Improving science, the past & future of the Center for Open Science, and failure in scienceDecember 08, 2023
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83. Rachel Bedder: Rumination, teaching without grades, and managing yourself as a PhD studentDecember 03, 2023
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82. Geoff Cumming: p-values, estimation, and meta-analytic thinkingNovember 24, 2023
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81. Brooke Macnamara: Growth mindset, deliberate practice, and the benefits of diverse experiencesNovember 17, 2023
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80. Simine Vazire: Scientific editing, the purpose of journals, and the future of psychological scienceNovember 10, 2023
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79. Nanthia Suthana: Invasive brain recordings in humans, learning as a PI, and the joys of mentorshipNovember 03, 2023
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78. Gillian Coughlan: Dementia, spatial navigation, and menopauseOctober 27, 2023
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77. Lynn Nadel: Collaboration, Hippocampal History, and clinical applications of hippocampal developmentOctober 20, 2023
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76. Adam Mastroianni: Paradigms in psychology, science as a strong-link problem, and The Psychology HouseOctober 13, 2023
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75. Paul Smaldino: Modeling Social Behavior, the value of false models, and research beyond traditional disciplinesOctober 06, 2023
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74. Moin Syed: Glorious PNAS, editing a journal, and masterful procrastinationAugust 11, 2023
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73. Tom Hostler: Open science, workload, and academic capitalismJune 23, 2023
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