Quote of the Week – Pashler

“It’s hellishly complicated, this data analysis, and that creates great opportunity for inadvertent mischief.” – Hal Pashler (As seen in Science News)

January 5, 2010 • Posted in: CogNeuro, MRI, Quotes

One Response to “Quote of the Week – Pashler”

  1. Neuroskeptic - January 13th, 2010

    I’d argue that a lot of the problems we have stem from the hellish complexity of data analysis combined with the deceptive simplicity of the analysis tools (FSL, SPM, BrainSurfer) – which make it very easy to do analyses, including bad ones. If everyone had to analyze their raw data by programming a MatLab script from scratch, we’d get very little done, but it would be good stuff, because it would mean everyone would know exactly what they were doing…

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