Episode: 84: A GPS in the Garden of Forking Paths (with Amy Orben)
Episode pub date: 2019-05-21
We chat with Amy Orben, who applies “multiverse” methodology to combat and expose analytical flexibility in her research area of the impact of digital technologies on psychological wellbeing. We also discuss ReproducibiliTea, an early career researcher-led journal club initiative she co-founded, which helps young researchers create local open science groups.
Here are some more details and links:
- The tweet pointing our Dan’s gramatical error in his usual introduction. THANKS DENIS
- Is Twitter melting our brains?
- The history of “new technology” panic
- What’s the next panic?
- Moral entrepreneurs: profiting from moral panic
- Specification curve analysis: a way to run all theoretically defensible analysis options on a given dataset
- Amy’s Nature Human Behavior paper
- Amy’s PNAS paper
- The longitudincal effect of social media use on life satisfaction
- How should scientists speak out against dodgy science?
- The story behind Reproducabilitea
- The ReproducibiliTea podcast
- ReproducibiliTea stickers!
- The UK Reproducibility network
- Daniel Lakens’ Coursera course
- A multiverse of multiverses
- Press releasing every paper might not be the best idea
- Amy’s book recommendation: The long way to a small angry planet
- Amy on Twitter
- [Dan on twitter](www.twitter.com/dsquintana)
- [James on twitter](www.twitter.com/jamesheathers)
- [Everything Hertz on twitter](www.twitter.com/hertzpodcast)
- [Everything Hertz on Facebook](www.facebook.com/everythinghertzpodcast/)
Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)
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Episode citation and permanent link
Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2019, May 21) “A GPS in the Garden of Forking Paths (with Amy Orben)”, Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/38KPE
Special Guest: Amy Orben.
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