Archive for the ‘MRI’ Category

Brain Scanning Anxiety

The best humor always has a touch of reality. The comic is from the site Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal – check it out!

Unpublished abstract: fMRI Data Center Quality

Not all research findings make their way out of the lab. Sometimes they can get snagged on the way out the door. The reasons for this can range from funding, to politics, and even simple forgetfulness. Below is an abstract that I have been sitting on for over two years. It details an analysis that […]

November 15, 2011 • Posted in: CogNeuro, MRI • No Comments

Significant Differences

One of the first things you learn in an introductory psychology class is the topic of cognitive bias. These are situations or contexts in which human beings cannot reliably make effective judgements or discriminations. For instance, information that tends to confirm our own assumptions is generally judged to be correct (Confirmation Bias). Another example is […]

The Seven Sins of Neuromarketing

I got quoted in a random neuromarketing article recently. In the flurry of people I have been chatting with about statistics and functional neuroimaging I often neglect to ask what organizations people are associate with. In this case it was Forbes magazine. http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2009/1116/marketing-hyundai-neurofocus-brain-waves-battle-for-the-brain.html In the online version of the article there was a user comment […]

April 22, 2011 • Posted in: CogNeuro, MRI, Psychology • 4 Comments

PAPER: An Argument For Proper Multiple Comparisons Correction

It has been a long road, but our multiple comparisons paper including the salmon has been published. See below for more details, including the abstract and a link to the download page of the journal. If you have any questions or comments please post them below or send me an email directly. – – – […]

Riverside Presentation Slides

Just wanted to take a second to thank the kind folks in the Psychology Department at UC Riverside for hosting me this afternoon. I gave a neuroimaging stats talk for their cognitive brown bag series, and it was a really great time! For anyone who is interested a copy of the slides from my presentation […]

Spring 2010 Conference Posters

I have been remiss in uploading copies of my spring conference posters. October seems like a fine month to rectify that. Below are links to the research I presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting in Montreal and at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping meeting in Barcelona. Both meetings were fantastic – I got […]

PAPER: How reliable are the results from functional magnetic resonance imaging?

- Current Citation: Bennett CM, Miller MB. (in press). How reliable are the results from functional magnetic resonance imaging? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. – Abstract: Functional magnetic resonance imaging is one of the most important methods for in vivo investigation of cognitive processes in the human brain. Within the last two […]

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 • 1 Comment

PAPER: The Principled Control of False Positives in Neuroimaging

- Current Citation: Bennett CM, Wolford GL, Miller MB. (in press). The Principled Control of False Positives in Neuroimaging. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. – Abstract: An incredible amount of data is generated in the course of a functional neuroimaging experiment. The quantity of data gives us improved temporal and spatial resolution with which to […]