Meta-research

Meta-research is an emerging discipline, whose goal is to evaluate and improve research practices. This research theme includes work on research methods, reproducability, evaluation, and reporting.

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Daniel S. Quintana
Senior Researcher

Investigating the oxytocin system, heart rate variability, and social behavior.

Publications

Open research data provides considerable scientific, societal, and economic benefits. However, disclosure risks can sometimes limit the …

Background: To determine the impact of specialized treatments, relative to comparator treatments, upon the weight and psychological …

Background: Despite its popularity as an inferential framework, classical null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) has several …

The effects of intranasal oxytocin on social cognition are mixed, with several non-significant reports casting some doubts on its …

The calculation of heart rate variability (HRV) is a popular tool used to investigate differences in cardiac autonomic control between …

The number of publications investigating heart rate variability (HRV) in psychiatry and the behavioral sciences has increased markedly …

Research impact is assessed partly by how the research has made demonstrable contributions to aca- demia and society at large. Most …

Meta-analysis synthesizes a body of research investigating a common research question. Outcomes from meta-analyses provide a more …