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The default mode network: What is the default function of the human brain?
Neuroscientists using so-called functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) or positron emission tomography (PET) are frequently confronted with one uneasy question: What did neuroimaging teach us what we did not already know before the invention and use of this technology? Although there might be no simple answer to this question, one may mention intriguing brain network that emerged about 15 …
Classical statistics versus statistical learning: collision of thought styles
You might be one of many people learn about t-tests, ANOVA, p-values and null hypothesis testing during their studies at university. Such research tools belong to "classical statistics" that date back almost 100 years ago. These statistical methods were designed in a time of mechanical calculators, when mathematics was a pure paper-and-pencil matter and when analyzing data from small samples of a few …