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I am a cognitive neuroscientist based in Oslo, Norway, who works at the Center for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition. I am passionate about cognitive neuroscience, teaching people the benefits of using R, and equalizing gender diversity in the R-community (and in data science) through RLadies-Oslo.

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R for psychologists - just dive into it!

Nov 9, 2018
I recently was talking with a good friend and brilliant researcher regarding the advantages of R. As you can guess, I was the advocate. Coming from psychology, we are mainly taught to use “simple” analysis tools, and mainly SPSS. I never liked SPSS, even as a student. not knowing of any possible alternatives or what could be improved, I just thought the whole thing felt too black-boxy. But it is a convenient tool, when the data is already in a relatively clean format, and the analyses you want to do are straight forward, and you don’t mind not knowing exactly the formula SPSS uses to calculate your results. ...Read More


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