Successful accumulation of knowledge is critically dependent on the ability to verify and replicate every part of scientific conduct. However, such principles are difficult to enact when researchers continue to resort on ad hoc workflows and with poorly maintained code base. In this paper I examine the needs of neuroscience and psychology community, and introduce psychopy_ext, a unifying framework that seamlessly integrates popular experiment building, analysis and manuscript preparation tools by choosing reasonable defaults and implementing relatively rigid patterns of workflow. This structure allows for automation of multiple tasks, such as generated user interfaces, unit testing, control analyses of stimuli, single-command access to descriptive statistics, and publication quality plotting. Taken together, psychopy_ext opens an exciting possibility for faster, more robust code development and collaboration for researchers.
At the “Spiffy Dapper” cocktail bar on Singapore’s Boat Quay, a strip popular with tourists and local financial traders, one of the city-state’s first Bitcoin vending machines was installed just a few days ago. “I felt it was a good idea, it gave us
Os meios de comunicação interativos, as comunidades virtuais e a explosão da liberdade de expressão permitida pela internet abrem um novo espaço de comunicação transparente e universal. Para discutir esse assunto, o Centro Universitário Senac - Santo Amaro apresenta, em 17 de março, uma palestra gratuita com o filósofo Pierre Lévy.A ação resgata o tema de uma das publicações do pesquisador que propõe uma filosofia política original, que explora o aprofundamento possível da democracia na era da cibercultura e como as comunidades virtuais criam uma democracia local de rede mais participativa.O bate-papo também contará com a participação de Ladislau Dowbor e do professor do Centro Universitário Senac, Romero Tori.Conheça os cursos que o Senac oferece na área de educação.
Human psychology is deeply rooted in the culture in which people live. Introduction to Computational Cultural Psychology introduces a revolutionary approach for studying cultural psychology. Drawing on novel computational tools and in-depth case studies, Professor Yair Neuman offers thought-provoking answers to questions such as: how are thought and language deeply related? How can computers help us to understand different cultures? How can computers assist military intelligence in identifying vengeful intentions? And how is our concept of 'love' rooted in our basic embodied experience? Written by a leading interdisciplinary researcher this book is a "tour-de-force" which will be of interest to a variety of researchers, students and practitioners in psychology as well as an interdisciplinary audience with an interest in the intricate web weaved between the human psyche and its cultural context.
Though these technologies are complex, it’s crucial that we understand them and how they work since they are powering the next wave of applications, performing tasks so complicated that traditional programming techniques can’t solve them.
Cet article porte sur la façon dont l’arrivée massive de données textuelles sur support numérique a récemment changé la façon de faire des recherches en linguistique. Plusieurs branches de la linguistique travaillent à partir de grands ensembles de données attestées : nous examinerons essentiellement le cas de la linguistique de corpus et celui du traitement automatique des langues. Nous essaierons de mettre en avant les ruptures, les avancées mais aussi les limites des approches reposant sur des données massives. Notre regard sera donc avant tout épistémologique, davantage que technique ou historique.
Scientific data has gotten so complex that researchers are starting to invent a whole new mathematical field in order to handle it. This change is on par with the revolution of calculus, which allowed scientific discovery like never before.