Lessons from a catalogue of 6674 brain recordings

Makin, Alexis DJ ORCID: 0000-0002-4490-7400, Tyson-Carr, John ORCID: 0000-0003-3364-2184, Rampone, Giulia ORCID: 0000-0002-2710-688X, Derpsch, Yiovanna, Wright, Damien and Bertamini, Marco ORCID: 0000-0001-8617-6864
(2022) Lessons from a catalogue of 6674 brain recordings. ELIFE, 11. e66388-.

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It is now possible for scientists to publicly catalogue all the data they have ever collected on one phenomenon. For a decade, we have been measuring a brain response to visual symmetry called the sustained posterior negativity (SPN). Here we report how we have made a total of 6674 individual SPNs from 2215 participants publicly available, along with data extraction and visualization tools (https://osf.io/2sncj/). We also report how re-analysis of the SPN catalogue has shed light on aspects of the scientific process, such as statistical power and publication bias, and revealed new scientific insights.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: replication crisis, big data, sustained posterior negativity, symmetry perception, extrastriate cortex, meta-research, Human
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences > Institute of Population Health
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2022 09:59
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2023 20:45
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.66388
Open Access URL: https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.66388
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3164366