Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Methods Meetings
Workshops and tutorials on methods, statistics, and models in neuroscience.
PhD candidate in cognitive neuroscience at Duke University working with Dr. Felipe De Brigard and Dr. John Pearson on causal reasoning.
Posts by Kevin
Hidden Markov Models
21 Feb 2022
Blogging with markdown
14 Jan 2022
Intro to Probabilistic Programming with Stan
In this tutorial we’re going to talk about what probabilistic programming is and how we can use it for statistical modeling. If you aren’t familiar at all with Bayesian stats,...
10 Dec 2021
Data wrangling in the tidyverse
Today we’re going to tackle a common problem faced by graduate students: you brainstormed to design an experiment with your PI, toiled away programming the task, put it out into...
24 Sep 2021
Interpreting Regression Coefficients
Have you ever ran a regression and wondered where the coefficients come from or what they mean? Or perhaps you’ve tried the same analysis with different coding schemes, and the...
05 Jul 2021
Bayesian Indices of Significance
24 Mar 2021
Intro to Bayesian Regression in R
17 Feb 2021
Bayesian Stats Basics
Bayesian statistics are gaining a whole lot of traction in psychology, neuroscience, and a whole lot of other fields. But, since most psychology departments don’t teach Bayesian statistics, you probably...
04 Feb 2021
Blogging with R markdown and GitHub Pages
If you’re making a blog post on R-related content, you’re probably going to do it using R markdown (Rmd). However, you may have noticed that our website runs on GitHub...
22 Oct 2020
The Magical Wonders of Git
Why git? git is a simple but highly flexible system for keeping track of stuff on one or more computers. But, everyone probably already has some way of doing the...
09 Sep 2020
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