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Beginning to study religion around the world

Religion is just about everywhere, but psychologists of religion have not studied it much beyond the United States and Western Europe. The International Death Survey was a step to address this cultural myopia, focussing on religion's relationship to death.
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Aug 21, 2019
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Bridging scales in neuroscience

Bridging scales in neuroscience, from the level of proteins and molecules to large-scale networks, is an important endeavour in broadening our understanding of how the brain works. In our newly published Data Descriptor in Scientific Data, we provide a dataset and tools to help achieve this goal.
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Jul 17, 2019
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Fundamentals on sharing data, selfishness and the advancement of science

We live in a world full of data that is constantly being gathered, processed and so on. Even though it is so, there's still a gap between that and the accessibility to data; sadly even when the data is held by public institutions. I present here a tiny mental experiment that tries not to persuade but to demonstrate from two opposite perspectives the importance of sharing data.
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Feb 14, 2019
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International Digital Curation Conference 2019 Melbourne, Australia

The International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) was held in Melbourne Australia from February 6th-8th, 2019. The intended audience of the conference is anyone who is interested in curating digital materials for posterity. Personally, I had never heard of the conference but was found it intriguing as I am a PhD candidate working with historical Hawaiian language text documents.