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UCSD Assistant Professor of Computational Cognitive Science and Neuroscience. Uber Data Evangelist.
Occupation: Neuroscience and Data Science
Location: San Diego, CA
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|Becky Collins||4,371||Baseball circle #Baseball #circles #circleshare #circlesharing #circlecircle #beckyscircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday +Becky Collins ||2014-02-26 10:30:41||388||3||2||14||CC G+|
|Becky Collins||4,371||Marketing Circle : Feb 22#circles #circleshare #circlesharing #circlecircle #beckyscircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday +Becky Collins||2014-02-22 06:29:49||455||17||7||24||CC G+|
|Brian Mcquillan||3,088||1. Plus this post2. Leave a comment (introduce yourself, if you’d like)3. Add this circle to your circles4. Add yourself to the circle5. Share this circle publicly to your stream#techlover #photographers #bloggers #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #share #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #sharemycircles #sharemycircle #iwillfollow #followback #followers#cardphoto #circle #circles #publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #AwesomeCircle #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery||2014-02-11 07:29:25||264||4||2||11||CC G+|
|Catherine Tramell||477||Hi guys, i'm back w/ a new circle. Is not a simple circle, is A MIX CIRCLE. #circle #circleshare #circleoftheday #circlesharing #london #londonphotography #london14pw #londoneye #londonjobs #uk #ukraine #ukphotographycommunity #travel #traveltips #holidays2014 #olimpic #suchi #rio #sumer #Valentine #MusicMonday #NYFW #Sports #FoodAndDrink #Photography||2014-02-11 06:45:32||104||0||0||2||CC G+|
|Fabian Weiland||1,250||#sharedcircle #sharedcircles #science #scientists ||2013-12-02 14:10:58||296||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Lo Sauer||20,494||This is a great circle combined of active engagers, creative folks and some of the best and brightest people on google+. A thank you in this circle-inclusion-shoutout to: +Peter Terren +Michael Műller +Carlos Esteban +Justin Chung +Malthus John +Marta Rauch +Rajini Rao +Katherine Vucicevic +Jonathan Eisen +Mike Allton +Scott Buehler +Mario Falcetti +Zvonimir Fras +Krithika Rangarajan +sridhar krishnan +Joanna Ortynska +Seamus Smyth +Chuck Croll +Michael Schobel +||2013-11-19 18:19:48||432||18||3||17||CC G+|
|Fabian Weiland||1,250||#sharedcircles #sharedcircle #neuroscience #psychology #science ||2013-11-06 14:19:18||139||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Rank Kemeng||284||This is a group of individuals that has personally shared four of my best circle sharing circles in the last month (or so). They also include a mix of new circle sharers and some that are just trying to learn it for the first time. :) :) :0)They are individuals, to a large degree, that are very interested in not just circle sharing (which is great), but also engaging with you in a meaningful way (which is awesome)!!!Guidelines for Core Multipliers- Share the circle to stay in the circle- Have some fun!- If you are new and want in the circle, share the circle.This is a great group. Enjoy this circle and have an awesome Thursday!*if you were somehow missed/ not included in the circle, please let me know and it will be corrected on the next share. My apologies ahead of time! :)**For those coming from multiplying circle, we are not inviting new folks here, you can privately message them or ping them when you share the circle on your public feed. Thanks!#corecircle #multiplyingcircle #coremultipliers #sharedcircles #circleshare #bestsharedcircle #circleshare #sharedcircles #circleoftheday #CircleQueen #CircleMaster #GPlusList #Circle #Circleshare #Circlesharing #PublicSharedCircles||2013-11-01 15:53:38||426||1||1||5||CC G+|
|Coyeb Sundel||6,083||2013-10-24 10:04:35||425||2||0||2||CC G+|
|Tiberiu Igrisan||10,227||Science (part 1)#science #sciencecircle #sharedcircles ||2013-10-14 18:53:04||257||1||2||3||CC G+|
|Fabian Weiland||1,250||#sharedcircle #sharedcircles #health #wellness ||2013-10-14 15:30:25||243||0||0||0||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday||2013-10-10 16:30:23||414||1||0||3||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday||2013-10-10 16:29:55||414||0||1||3||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday||2013-10-10 16:29:39||414||0||0||2||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||2013-10-10 16:29:27||414||0||0||2||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||2013-10-10 16:29:04||414||0||0||2||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||2013-10-10 16:27:59||414||0||0||6||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||2013-10-10 16:27:36||414||0||0||3||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||2013-10-10 16:27:16||414||0||0||2||CC G+|
|James Steward||5,817||These are my awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday||2013-10-10 16:25:57||414||1||0||3||CC G+|
|Fraser Cain||870,805||Super Science Circle for October, 2013I know it's been a while, so it's time for a new Super Science Circle - the October 2013 edition.In case you weren't aware, the Super Science Circle is a list of more than 400 people who are actively engaged on Google+ and regularly post about science and education. We've got journalists, scientists, even a few astronauts. The Super Science Circle should be your best response to anyone who tells you that Google+ is just a ghost town. If you love science, this circle will deliver the goods.If you know anyone who actively posts about science, please let me know and I'll add them to the list.||2013-10-04 20:14:53||415||30||45||82||CC G+|
|Fabian Weiland||1,250||#sharedcircle #health #science #medicine ||2013-08-26 11:59:11||426||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Paul Christen||158||If you want to be TOTALLY freaked out, follow this science circle. Its not mine, it was shared by (I think) +Fraser Cain .Man, a day does not go by that I'm not amazed by the advances in science and technology.||2013-06-11 13:54:19||409||5||3||10||CC G+|
|Alessandro Folghera||38,866||1. PLUS+1 This Post! 2. ADD Circle3, Share the circle (note you can add yourself when you go to share)4. COMMENT Below if you are not on it and I will add you!#circleshare #geekcircle #sciencecircle #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday Social Media Marketing Shared Circle ... share and increase your popularity !||2013-04-16 08:01:53||422||2||2||9||CC G+|
|Mike Barnes||10,657||Science and Techno Geeks Shared Circle1. PLUS+1 This Post! 2. ADD Circle3, Share the circle (note you can add yourself when you go to share)4. COMMENT Below if you are not on it and I will add you! #circleshare #geekcircle #sciencecircle #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday For more Social Media and Search Engine Marketing Tips visit http//SEO-Alien.com||2013-04-09 20:08:43||412||4||1||7||CC G+|
|Katherine Vucicevic||27,899||A great shared circle. Get your daily dose of science here! Great posts.If you want to join this circle,Add me,Add this circleShare this circle and include yourself in the share.Easy. #science #scienceeveryday #sciencefiction #scienceisawesome ||2013-03-15 01:28:13||242||9||0||5||CC G+|
|Георги Георгиев||1,656||Психолози в Г+ (хора и страници) / Psychologists in G+ (people and pages)for English see bellowТова е кръга с психолози (има и хора и страници), чиито публикации следя. През изминалите месеци съм търсил и добавял почти всичко, което може да се намери в полето на научната психология, така че това е един вид кръг "всичко в едно". That's a circle of people and pages in the scientific field of psychology, that I follow. Trough the last several mounts I've searched and selected this circle in a "everything in one" approach. #sharedcircles #science #psychology ||2013-03-05 22:47:44||109||0||0||1||CC G+|
|Fraser Cain||870,805||The Final Super Science CircleWell, this is it, this is going to be the last posting of the Super Science Circle. Why? Communities, that's why. In case you didn't know, I've been maintaining my Super Science Circle from the very beginning of Google+. As soon as the feature to share circles was enabled, I was happy to share those circles around into Google. I did this because it was very difficult for people with related interests (science) to be able to find each other. I wanted new G+ users to realize this place isn't a ghost town; there are vibrant groups of people actively discussing scientific topics.But it was a hack. Each month took me almost an entire day to curate down the list of people, remove the inactive, and incorporate newly active people who often posted about science. And it was always imperfect. Some people got a massive boost in followers and engagement, while other, equally deserving people were left out.It was inelegant, inefficient and arbitrary.But now you can do this all on your own. You can go into any Community that matches your interest and instantly discover thousands of people who share your enthusiasm for a topic - just joining a Community will bring a trickle of posts about topics that interest you back into your stream. Keep your participation in the Community, or circle the most interesting people and harvest them back into your own stream.In the coming months, I'll be suggesting Communities you should join, instead of people you should circle. Thanks to everyone for using the shared circles and helping science get such a firm foothold here on Google+. Thanks to all the past and present members of the Super Science Circle for sharing such wonderful stuff.Science!||2013-01-17 02:59:31||420||54||40||84||CC G+|
|Chris Mallory||59,394||Just 150 PeopleBecause it's saturday, here's a random circle share that consists of most of my favorite people on G+. In here are people of all sorts: people whom I personally enjoy engaging with, people whose content I believe to be interesting, people whom I can call friends, and people that don't know that I exist but make interesting posts anyway. It is certain that I've probably accidentally excluded some people - if so, my apologies! I've also purposefully excluded a handful of people such as real life friends, as well as +Miss M since she doesn't like being in my circles. Thanks for being cool, guys :)||2012-12-08 22:45:19||150||29||0||17||CC G+|
|Peter Smalley (Merkabah)||13,380||#sharedpubliccircles #science It's been a while since I shared a circle. Let's fix that, shall we? Here is my Circle of Science. Here you will find people who are practicing scientists, science writers, and science enthusiasts - and sometimes all three at once. There are biologists, chemists, physicists, microbiologists, food safety scientists, mathematicians, neurologists, astronomers and many other disciplines represented here. But regardless of their specialties they are intelligent, interested, and interesting.I won't call this a curated circle per se, but I can personally speak to quality of many of these individuals. Many of them are true gems.FOR SCIENCE!||2012-11-26 17:29:54||501||5||2||11||CC G+|
|Paul Christen||158||To the person that originally shared this circle with me (I forgot who...)Thank you.I am getting really tired of the glorification of stupid and the vilification of intelligence. I am afraid that its a systemic problem and frankly, I see no end in sight. Its similar to American politics in many ways."Well sure, professional athletes shouldn't rape women, but the dood can throw a football!" "Well, yeah, he ran a dog fighting ring, but let him play football and be a role model to children anyway."We had a President, that was re-elected, that on any scale was a buffoon at best.The list goes on, and lets not forget the other side of the proverbial coin, how often have we heard politicians talk about the "elite smart people"?Watch an episode or two of "Big Bang Theory". REALLY funny show, I refuse to watch it. I saw two episodes and both portrayed intelligence as negative.I heard an adult say (and I shit you not) "Kids don't need to learn what the mathematical median is, its useless knowledge, average is good enough." I tried to explain how it differs from average and how knowing the average and the median can help get a better view of the data (no point in going too deep) and got "nope, not needed".Whatever, I'm ranting and off the rails here.Do what you need to do to keep YOUR intelligence up and those around you, for the love of Xenu, fight the good fight. Following this circle might help.||2012-11-07 13:15:58||413||5||1||10||CC G+|
|Zbynek Kysela||29,879||Super Science Circle - November, 2012 Edition*****************************************************HOW TO BE PART OF IT: 1) Add this circle to your circles - Add circle2) Share added circle with option "include yourself in shared circle" and original text + hashtags (copy, paste). Done. You're welcome :) +Zbynek Kysela*****************************************************Created by +Fraser Cain :It's time once again for another round of super science goodness. In case you've never seen this before, I personally curate a special list of people who are active on Google+ and regularly post about science-related topics. Please share this post. For science!I'm always looking for more people, so if there's someone in your circles who has a lot of sciency things to say, post their name in the comments below and I'll add them to the list.As always, I suggest that you maintain a separate, temporary circle for these people. Not all of them will be to your taste. Then try out this circle, and move people over to your more permanent circles.P.S. There was no October edition of the Super Science Circle.||2012-11-07 10:56:11||414||2||0||9||CC G+|
|Fraser Cain||870,805||Super Science Circle - November, 2012 EditionIt's time once again for another round of super science goodness. In case you've never seen this before, I personally curate a special list of people who are active on Google+ and regularly post about science-related topics. Please share this post. For science!I'm always looking for more people, so if there's someone in your circles who has a lot of sciency things to say, post their name in the comments below and I'll add them to the list.As always, I suggest that you maintain a separate, temporary circle for these people. Not all of them will be to your taste. Then try out this circle, and move people over to your more permanent circles.P.S. There was no October edition of the Super Science Circle.||2012-11-06 21:39:34||413||40||127||97||CC G+|
|Nikki Crome||15,176||Want Interesting Content In Your Stream?Look no more for I give you SCIENCE!!This is the first time that I was asked to share a circle here on G+ :)I guarantee you will learn something new every day if you add these incredibly interesting and educated individuals ^_^....The circle for when you want something better than memes, animated gifs and photographs of kittens. #Science #ScienceSunday #ScienceCircle||2012-10-07 18:18:43||413||19||2||17||CC G+|
|Chris Mallory||59,394||G+ Survivor Follow-up: One Week LaterAKA, the circle share that is sure to piss everybody offOne week ago yesterday I thought up the idea of "G+ Survivor" - a "game" in which I put all my followers - all 1350 of them - into one circle, and then removed them one by one based on their content (OP: http://goo.gl/wXEiG). The goal was to help me discover new people I had buried in my circles that posted interesting, engaging content. At first it was easy, but as time went on it got considerably harder to eliminate people. Over the past week I've reviewed the posts of over a thousand people, and have come up with, somehow, the top hundred.Before getting into the circle itself, I must say that I learned more about myself in this process than I did about the people in my stream. I learned just what kind of content I found interesting. People that know me know that I am a lover of insects and insect photos, but I eliminated tons of people that post exclusively insect photos and few remain in this circle. Why? Because a photo alone is not engaging. Tell me something about the subject, propose a question, teach me something, share an opinion, get people thinking - these were the things that engaged me the most. Of the hundred people remaining, less than half of them are photographers.It also needs to be said that just because you are not in this circle it does not mean that I don't find your content interesting. Conversely, just because you are in this circle it doesn't mean that your content is interesting. I'm rather surprised, actually, some of the people that made it into this circle while others did not.Another reason you may not be in this circle is if you had any major period of inactivity over the past week. Every night I removed about 30 people simply from inactivity - it doesn't mean that your content was not interesting, just that I wish that you posted more of it.As an aside - if I were playing along, I would have eliminated myself ages ago. I know how (un)interesting I am ;) So I am (obviously) not in this circle.So, for the circle itself! 54 men and 46 women remain in the game. Photography and science are major themes of the remaining members, though neither of those genres holds a majority and there are a handful of remaining players who are involved in neither. Some of you may have remember two weeks ago I posted a circle containing "40 interesting people" (http://goo.gl/xHLwy) - but interestingly, only 20 of those people still remain in this contest. Additionally, I don't even know most of the people in this circle, and 20 people still in the game don't even have me in their circles. It is VERY possible that the winner of this game will have no idea who I am.So, enjoy. 100 interesting people. The game will keep going until 1 remains. Now's the time to bet on a winner ;)||2012-10-02 04:23:39||100||45||0||8||CC G+|
|Fraser Cain||870,805||Super Science Circle - September 2012 EditionThe time has come to share the latest edition of the Super Science Circle. Got a boring stream? Then import this massive list of 400ish people who are active on Google+ and regularly post about science. We've got scientists, journalists, science fans... even a few astronauts. Circle them and your stream will get really busy.Please reshare this circle... for science!As always, I highly recommend that you import this circle into a brand new circle. Then you can extract interesting folks into more permanent locations in your circles. Play around with the noise controls in the circle to crank up the volume or turn it down, to get the right mix in your main stream.Want to be in this circle? I'm always looking for more people who are:1. Active on Google+ (but not too active)2. Regularly post science-related topicsJust mention your name in the comments, and I'll take a look at your profile.||2012-09-17 16:47:12||396||65||219||207||CC G+|
|Fraser Cain||870,805||Super Science Circle - August 2012 EditionIt's time again for the latest edition of my Super Science Circle. If your stream is stale, import this shared circle and never want for knowledge again. And if anyone ever tells you Google+ is a ghost town, point them at this circle and demand they import it.Please reshare this list, to help it spread wide and far. Do it! For Science!If you're interested in my criteria, the circle contains:1. People active on Google+2. People who often post about science.I highly recommend that you import these people into a test circle and then evaluate them over the next month. Move over the people who really delight you to a more permanent circle. Then replace the test circle next month, when I share it again.If you know anyone who should be included in this list, please let me know. #sciencesunday #evang+||2012-08-20 19:42:04||434||171||420||589||CC G+|
|Jason Wells||37,666||The Interactors (v4)they do not merely lurkAn expanded update of a favorite circle of mine: the most interesting people who tend to interact the most frequently with me (and each other) on my posts. I like to have real interaction with you all, so I appreciate that--and here's my way of showing it. I'll continue to reshare this as it grows over time. I hope you will too; everyone in this circle has something interesting to say.||2012-08-13 20:29:40||66||46||11||32||CC G+|
|Daniel Simons||20,243||New circle - Academic PsychologistsOver the past few weeks I've been compiling a circle of academic psychologists on Google+. It includes faculty, postdocs, and graduate students in psychology, all of whom are working in a university setting and most of whom do research in psychology. Many of them post about research in psychology on a regular basis (most post on other topics as well). Please feel free to share this circle/post widely. If you have suggestions for others to include, please add them in the comments on this post. (I will +1 each comment once I've added them), and I will re-share it on occasion as I add more people to it. I hope you find the circle useful.||2012-07-16 16:25:38||112||15||8||10||CC G+|
|Fraser Cain||870,805||Super Science Circle - July 2012 EditionHi everyone, it's time for the July 2012 Edition of my super science circle - and for #sciencesunday . If you're interested in sciency posts from interesting and active people, import this circle and you'll have a delightful stream.Please share this circle... for Science!I've added a handful of people, removed a few, and generally cleaned things up.I'm always looking for more people to add to this circle. People who:1. Are active, posting at least a couple of times a week. But not too active to overwhelm the stream.2. Post regularly about science. Not exclusively, but regularly.If you think you should be in this circle, just post your info in the comments below. As always, I recommend that you import these people into a temporary circle and try them on for size. Only move people to your permanent circles if you want to keep following them.||2012-07-08 20:59:08||416||54||76||124||CC G+|
|Daniel Simons||20,243||Psychologists and Neuroscientists on G+A shared circleIt has been a while since I last shared my Psychologist/Neuroscientist circle, and a number of people have been added since my last share.For those of you who have been around since the early days of G+, this was a circle I created of people who self-classified as psychology or neuroscience researchers. It is not a curated list, but there are many active G+ people in this circle. Free free to re-share.||2012-06-26 20:38:14||203||2||6||7||CC G+|
|Bea Wellman||1,369||This is a great circle of people that I enjoy following. Some of these posters are not for the faint of heart...er I guess that should be "faith" of heart. My fellow Freethinkers / Atheists / Secular Community / and the obligatory badasses. I have another circle with more of the same - but this is the circle that tends to share the most.For all of you that are in this circle - thanks for sharing and making me realize what a great community of thought I belong to.||2012-06-26 04:14:29||496||1||1||4||CC G+|
|Henry A. Otero (Hanko9)||89,029||Google+ Engagers Circle #2... created by YOU!!! Everyone included in this circle was recommended by someone in the circle. These are YOUR favs!!!Here are the first 500 people from Circle #1 (there are NO duplicates). https://plus.google.com/117412175333096244275/posts/62yfETEsZgx#circlemonday #circleshare #publiccircles #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles +Nothing but Circles||2012-06-18 21:30:42||500||10||5||22||CC G+|
|Risto Linturi||6,373||This is my science circle - I am finding their insights valuable each day!||2012-06-16 09:40:03||500||16||6||20||CC G+|
|Fraser Cain||870,805||Super Science Circle - June 2012 editionPlease reshare this circle... for Science!Just in time for summer reading, I offer you the latest edition of my Super Science Circle. This list contains almost 400 users of Google+ who are active and post science topics. I have personally evaluated everyone in this list, and made sure they meet my exacting criteria - I think you'll find they're a fantastic addition to any circle collection.As always, I suggest that you import these people into a fresh circle. Then evaluate them for a bit. Move your favorites over to more permanent circles.And I'm always looking for people to add to the list. If you post to Google+ at least a few times a week, and include a lot of science-oriented posts, please let me know and I'll add you for the future.P.S. I was really glad to find that very few people had gone inactive this time around. People are really getting active and engaged - definitely not a ghost town.P.P.S. A big thanks to +Science on Google+: A Public Database for gathering together a large number of science-oriented people. I was able to add about 100 people to my list.||2012-06-16 01:22:02||396||64||130||109||CC G+|
|Peter Edenist||29,917||Being a little different this time, I've shared a whole new bunch of people from my Scifi Circles. The usual circle will be reshared later, but if you like, see how this works for you :) Let me know if you like the circle (New people added to it)I'm titling this my second circle (not everyone fits in one!). #scifi #scififans #scififriday #scifichat #sciencesunday #sciencefiction #scienceisawesome||2012-04-21 09:11:34||429||7||0||6||CC G+|
|Mike Clancy||33,533||Science & Technology ... if you want it, this is where you'll find it. These people are interesting and active. If you're in it, share it ... if you want into it, +1 it. It's that simple!||2012-04-20 03:25:11||499||12||6||26||CC G+|
|Peter Edenist||29,917||My last circle share for some today. These are people I have had in my old circles for some time. I rarely see their posts, but I know they have things to say. If you can wake these sleeping giants, our #sciencefiction community here would be richer!A big huge giant thank you to all who frequent my stream and share with me. #scifi #scififans #sciencefiction #sleepinggiants Notifications have been sent to people who could make a difference!||2012-04-16 14:00:20||260||2||0||10||CC G+|
|Mike Clancy||33,533||By far my largest (and favorite) circle, this is a great list of engaged science & technology lovers. As with my sci-fi circle, +1 this if you would like to be added to the circle, share it if you're already in it and want your own circles to grow.||2012-04-05 16:33:35||460||10||17||33||CC G+|
|Fraser Cain||870,805||Super Science Circle... sharedIt's been a little while since I shared the super science circle, so I figured it was time to get the word out again.Please share this postIf you love science, you'll love this circle. It's filled with working scientists, journalists, science enthusiasts, even an astronaut!As always, I recommend you import these people into a brand new temporary circle, then move individuals over that you like. Or, wait for me to reshare the circle in a month or so to get an update.If you want to be in the circle, I'm looking for people who are:1. Active, posting on Google+ at least a few times a week.2. Posting often about science topics.||2012-04-05 12:57:47||243||33||64||56||CC G+|
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2014-03-03 18:05:47 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 10 +1s)
Neuroscience, culture, and the public trust
Every year, the Society for Neuroscience holds a " Social Issues Roundtable " at their annual conference . Social issues in neuroscience are near and dear to me, and so this year I took a stab at submitting a proposal. What better place to talk about these...
2014-01-30 19:37:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
2014-01-30 19:36:57 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)
Big data: What's it good for?
Recently I was interviewed for a piece in the Independent titled, "The number crunch: Will Big Data transform your life - or make it a misery?" Part of this interview (my portion of which amusingly got truncated to "STUFF IS COOL") was around what "Big Dat...
2014-01-08 03:17:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
Nerd Nite East Bay is back from our short hibernation for our first show of 2014! We'll announce a new field trip opportunity at this show, which features three great talks. First, Nerd Nite San Francisco alum Bradley Voytek will guide you through how scientists properly (and, sometimes, improperly) leverage and present some of the vast amounts of data available. Then Chabot's Benjamin Burress will point us to where we might expect to find life off this planet. Finally, KQED's Lisa Aliferis will tell you what you need to know about Obamacare.
DJ Ion the Prize spins the tunes.
Rick and Rebecca will try to make sure you can register in advance...unlike. um. you know.
Doors at 7 pm, show at 8
The New Parkway, 474 24th St, Oakland
(less than half-a-mile from the 19th St BART)
... more »
2013-12-15 21:27:14 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 10 +1s)
Brain Log? Collaborative academic neuroscience blog
Earlier today on Twitter I mentioned that I feel that academic neuroscience could use a collaborative, professional blog such as Language Log . This seemed to resonate with several people, but 140 characters isn't enough to explain why I feel this way. Fir...
2013-12-15 21:22:06 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)
Brain Log? Collaborative academic neuroscience blog
Earlier today on Twitter I mentioned that I feel that academic neuroscience could use a collaborative, professional blog such as Language Log . This seemed to resonate with several people, but 140 characters isn't enough to explain why I feel this way....
2013-12-12 00:18:54 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 6 +1s)
An intuitive explanation of over-fitting
A question over on Quora piqued my interest: What is an intuitive explanation of over-fitting? I use this blog and public writing to try and explain neuroscience topics, but I don't think I've ever taken a whack at explaining statistics which is strange co...
2013-12-06 22:14:05 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 10 +1s)
DIY Brain Stimulation
A few months ago I wrote a piece for the BBC on the foc.us do-it-yourself, consumer-based brain stimulator. Here's the article in full ; full text follows: For centuries people have sought quick fixes and miracle cures to enhance our vitality and make us fa...
2013-11-08 23:45:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
If you're at #SfN2013, come see my Careers Beyond the Bench talk on Saturday and my research talk on Sunday. I'm also looking for PhD students and post-docs, so if you're interested in my research and don't hate the amazing, beautiful sunshine and awesome beaches of UCSD, come talk to me! http://bit.ly/1beSszl
2013-11-05 23:01:56 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)
My latest general musings: Laziness and being an Academic Batman
2013-11-05 23:01:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
Laziness and being an Academic Batman
Batman sucks compared to the rest of the Justice League: Superman could vaporize him before he could even think to pull out his anti-Superman spray; the Flash could pummel him at light speed; Wonder Woman could Lasso of Truth him. But Batman's gone toe-to-t...
2013-11-04 21:21:55 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 7 +1s)
"In both the Senate and House, Democrats were significantly smarter than Republicans." I'm sure all ensuing discussion on the matter will be calm, collected, and rational.
2013-10-31 17:53:19 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Environmental stress and transposon transcription in the mammalian brian? Science title typos are always funny. http://1.usa.gov/1dukUgN
2013-10-31 17:06:59 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)
Happy Halloween! Did you know that one of the world's leading experts on #zombie brains is at #ucsd ? Cognitive scientist Bradley Voytek explains what the walking undead can teach us about our own noggins. (If you survive the zombie apocalypse, of course.)
LiveScience story: http://bit.ly/16N7307
Wikimedia Commons photo by Nikita (malfet_) http://bit.ly/Hv1IUt
2013-10-30 19:08:07 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)
US ADHD "epidemic" artifact of edu policies & No Child Left Behind? Amazing piece by +Maggie Koerth-Baker: http://nyti.ms/16N3ffj
2013-10-29 20:58:44 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)
Gizmodo picked up my brain surgery explanation. Cool. http://bit.ly/1gakqQl
2013-10-26 16:21:18 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 5 +1s)
Charles Trippy brain tumor resection video
We the Kings bassist and YouTube celebrity Charles Trippy recently uploaded to YouTube a video of his brain surgery. This is an amazingly powerful thing to watch and I recommend taking the time to do so if you have any interest in the brain and/or medicine...
2013-10-25 16:46:29 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
Bit more on the personal side for me. What does it feel like to hold a human brain in your hands? http://bit.ly/Hk51yB
2013-10-18 21:52:21 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 10 +1s)
What's "big data" good for? A preview of my class on computational cognitive science at +UC San Diego: http://bit.ly/18tVLlg
2013-10-18 21:48:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
What's "big data" good for?
http://www.quora.com/Big-Data/What-is-the-meaning-of-big-data-What-kind-of-things-we-can-do-by-using-the-big-data-in-the-daily-life/answer/Bradley-Voytek First, what is "big data" other than literally just a lot of data. While it's more of a marketing term ...
2013-10-15 23:56:04 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 9 +1s)
Human sense of touch can discriminate nanoscales down to 10 nanometers. That's about 1% the size of a bacterium: http://bit.ly/19QiZnR
2013-10-11 16:43:04 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)
Using Uber's data I look at how US govt shutdown changed how people move around DC http://bit.ly/1851jCs
2013-10-09 01:57:49 (8 comments, 50 reshares, 41 +1s)
New PhDs vs new faculty positions. Crazy figure from a new +Nature Publishing Group Biotechnology paper. http://bit.ly/1b8NG4R
2013-10-06 20:10:44 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Hey folks, I forget to post here as often as I do on Twitter. While I recognize it's anathema to G+, if you're on twitter you can follow me there where I'm a bit more regular.
2013-09-11 00:33:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
Does North Korea publish peer-reviewed science? (from my blog) http://bit.ly/15P7kPt
2013-09-04 18:18:59 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)
Proud of my postdoc advisor Gazzaley's new +Nature Publishing Group paper, "Video game training enhances cognitive control in older adults"! http://bit.ly/17OOopu
2013-08-24 00:22:54 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)
$3.76B post-money valuation with Uber's new raise. I walked away from a big piece of that on a gamble to stay in academic neuroscience. Can you match that UC San Diego? :) http://tcrn.ch/12x1zri
2013-08-21 18:45:51 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
Psychology isn't always a science. And that's okay. Even good. Vaughan Bell adds a voice of reason to a silly "debate": http://bit.ly/173ktpB
2013-08-20 21:27:29 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)
"...it didn’t matter whether I was right; nobody was listening to me anymore." +Public Library of Science (PLoS) blogs post by +Chris Holdgraf: http://bit.ly/13DNXxe
2013-08-20 17:12:10 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
"Replace the Med School Interview with fMRI: A Modest Proposal". 1) "modest proposals" are arrogant and dumb; 2) fMRI is not predictive of really anything at all; 3) even reading this as simply a conversation-sparking idea this is just really poorly-informed and ridiculous at almost every level of conception. http://bit.ly/180J7Gg
2013-08-19 20:10:46 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)
My book chapter is out! Linking Nonlinear Neural Dynamics to Single-Trial Human Behavior: http://bit.ly/14Wsuk2 (contact me for PDF)
2013-08-13 21:06:53 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)
It's not official until you're on the website.
2013-08-09 20:01:27 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Now I'm curious to hear what you think about this:
2013-08-08 17:40:55 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 9 +1s)
The Oh-My-God particle. It was moving at 99.99999999999999999999951% the speed of light. If you could somehow move that fast, you'd only experience 19 days before hitting the edge of the universe o_O http://bit.ly/179jns5
2013-08-07 19:11:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
More fun science like this, please! +Smithsonian Magazine asks Nobel laureates to draw their prize-winning ideas. Much better than my post about wacky Nobel laureates from yesterday: http://bit.ly/1cKf1MQ
2013-08-06 19:44:00 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 2 +1s)
The Prodigy Effect. Nobelists who ended up supporting wacky ideas were 8.4 years younger when they won their first Nobel compared to the average Nobelist. Crowd-sourced psych experiment anyone? http://bit.ly/15LpZxR
2013-08-06 16:27:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
Our College Professors are too Old! http://bit.ly/14wkENV What possible use is decades of experience in education?
2013-07-31 15:03:47 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)
My academic neuroscience job hunt: zombies, crowdsourced letter of recommendation, data science, and all my other nonsense:
2013-07-30 20:35:13 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)
It's done! In 2014 I'll be joining +UC San Diego as Assistant Professor of Computational Cognitive Science in the Department of Cognitive Science!
2013-07-29 22:01:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
Neuroscience thrives as a scientific melting pot with scientists joining from a huge diversity of fields: from physics to cell biology to philosophy; just as genetic diversity aids species survival and cultural diversity spurs innovation so too do the strides in neuroscience benefit from this.
2013-07-29 16:40:53 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)
Thanks a LOT chemistry... you've awoken the Elder Ones: http://bit.ly/14tUILz (very cool vid of Pharaoh's serpent reaction)
2013-07-26 17:09:13 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
Using data to screw with medical and scientific biases. I can only hope to be such a smartass some day. A classic from +Ben Goldacre http://bit.ly/13atIoS
2013-07-25 20:29:32 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)
A reporter says that "Scientists discover depression molecule" (http://ind.pn/1aLueLs). That statement is based on a (very cool) new +Nature Publishing Group paper (http://bit.ly/172Vxgq). But to say that finding the structure of a specific GPCR (CRF1), which is implicated in depression and anxiety, is "discovering the depression molecule" is like saying that, because some helicopters land on some skyscrapers, reconstructing a skyscraper's architecture tells you how helicopters fly.
2013-07-24 23:18:30 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)
Public transit in Beijing (http://bit.ly/16aH4zG) and Mumbai (http://bit.ly/1aJtKWl). Will never complain about BART again. (via +reddit)
2013-07-24 18:06:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
Ok this game for predicting kerning (http://bit.ly/19imVgr ) is almost as fun as the color matching game (http://bit.ly/15g2oF4 ).
2013-07-23 20:46:21 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)
Is the neuroscience in The Matrix accurate? My #factorfictional interview by +Veronica Belmont. Short version: http://bit.ly/1bdKadj & Full: http://bit.ly/13BiuJE
2013-07-23 16:17:31 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)
Study observes bias against overweight grad school applicants who are less likely to get an offer only after in-person interviews http://bit.ly/13AH0KR
2013-07-20 21:01:54 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)
Nerd party heaven. These are my people! #ComicCon
2013-07-19 22:33:10 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)
There's a lot of $ to be made in this "woo scientist"/"scientist of god" racket: http://bit.ly/15umRFc
2013-07-19 20:10:51 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)
Positive psych paper cited 964 times... Sokal debunks shitty math therein. http://bit.ly/18pls56
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