TITLE

Brain imaging studies under fire

AUTHOR(S)
Abbott, Alison
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Nature;1/15/2009, Vol. 457 Issue 7227, p245
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a paper that has been accepted for publication in "Perspectives on Psychological Science," which accuses a large body of social neuroscience of being worthless due to poorly analyzed brain imaging data. Social neuroscience is the study of neurobiological mechanisms underlying social behavior, and the authors of this paper claim that in numerous cases errors were made in data handling and statistics.
ACCESSION #
36113308

 

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