Dan Quintana is a senior researcher at the University of Olso, where his research focuses on oxytocin, autism, and meta-analyses. In this conversation, we talk about Dan's primer on synthetic datasets, science comunication, Everything Hertz, and podcasting in general.
BJKS Podcast is a podcast about neuroscience, psychology, and anything vaguely related, hosted by Benjamin James Kuper-Smith. New conversations every other Friday, available on all podcasting platforms (e.g., Spotify, Apple/Google Podcasts, etc.).
0:00:04: From Australia to Norway
0:09:37: Synthetic datasets
0:41:15: Software tools in science (for writing and analysing data)
0:58:41: Dan's multifaceted online presence / science communication on social media
1:06:32: How to grow on Twitter with no followers
1:15:45: The sound of your own voice
1:22:30: Some of Dan's favourite podcasts
1:25:53: How Everything Hertz grew over time
1:33:04: Finances of podcasts
1:41:45: Podcast editing
Brown, N. J., & Heathers, J. A. (2017). The GRIM test: A simple technique detects numerous anomalies in the reporting of results in psychology. Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Heathers, J. A., Anaya, J., van der Zee, T., & Brown, N. J. (2018). Recovering data from summary statistics: Sample parameter reconstruction via iterative techniques (SPRITE). PeerJ Preprints.
Kuper-Smith, B. J., & Korn, C. (2021, Oct). Decomposed 2*2 games - a conceptual review. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/5jxrf
Quintana, D. S. (2020). A synthetic dataset primer for the biobehavioural sciences to promote reproducibility and hypothesis generation. Elife, 9.
The psychpathy measure used in my study with prison inmates: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychopathy_Checklist
Most standard statistical tests are linear models blog post: https://lindeloev.github.io/tests-as-linear/
Dan's presentation on synthetic datasets for RIOT Science Club: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fAR_oro1NY
Simul for writing collaborations: https://www.simuldocs.com/
Melon for live streaming: https://melonapp.com/features
Some podcasts Dan listens to:
Very bad wizards: https://www.verybadwizards.com/
Ezra Klein: https://www.nytimes.com/column/ezra-klein-podcast
Harcore History: https://www.dancarlin.com/hardcore-history-series/