fMRI and Forrest Gump Open Science

“The human brain is designed to process vast amounts of input that are continuously gathered through the senses. However, most experiments study the brain via simplified stimuli that do not resemble the complexity of a natural environment — a mismatch that needs to be addressed in order to better understand how the brain works.” What […]

Paying for information about paying for information (or not)

Heated debates continue regarding the thorny question of ‘Open Access’ to academic journals. Some (e.g. the publishers) argue that it’s financially unsustainable to give free access –  while others (e.g. unpaid authors) assert that the forefront of knowledge is not something that should be traded as a commercial commodity. One place where scholarly discussion about publishing […]