Monthly Archives: June 2018

How well do CNNs for spike detection generalize to unseen datasets?

Some time ago, Stephan Gerhard and I have used a convolutional neural network (CNN) to detect neuronal spikes from calcium imaging data. (I have mentioned this before, here, here, and on Github.) This method is covered by the spikefinder paper … Continue reading

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A list of cognitive biases

There are a handful of cognitive biases that are well-known to most scientists: confirmation bias, the Dunning-Kruger effect, the hindsight bias, the recency effect, the planning fallacy,┬áloss aversion, etc.. Although they should not be taken as universal laws (for example, … Continue reading

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