Episode 2: Battling Bias in the Pursuit of Objectivity
When developing a study, there are many sources of biases that can affect experimentation or interpretation of results. Join Christie Fowler, Olavo Amaral, and Kip Ludwig as they discuss the various considerations neuroscientists must face to conduct research while minimizing bias and maximizing objectivity.
More SfN Resources
- Explore the eNeuro editorial series on experimental bias
- Explore the The Journal of Neuroscience editorial series on experimental design
- Read the eNeuro editorial on Changing the Way We Report, Interpret, and Discuss Our Results to Rebuild Trust in Our Research
- Learn about JNeurosci’s policy for reporting on experimental design and statistical analysis
Explore Topics From This Episode
- Brazilian Reproducibility Initiative (TIMECODE to be added)
- PLOS Biology perspective article: Distinguishing between Exploratory and Confirmatory Preclinical Research Will Improve Translation
- PLOS Biology perspective article: Risk of Bias in Reports of In Vivo Research: A Focus for Improvement
- eLife: Science Forum: Addressing selective reporting of experiments through predefined exclusion criteria
Pathways to Enhance Rigor: A Collection of Conversations is a part of the Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN’s) Foundations of Rigorous Neuroscience Research (FRN) program. This program is supported by the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), grant number 5R25NS112922-02. The FRN program is designed to inform and empower neuroscientists at all career levels to enhance the rigor in their research and the scientific culture at large.