Copy-pasting your methods section is good, actually.

October 28, 2020

Methods disclosure is a central component of scientific communication, critical to the evaluation, verification and replication of a study. It is in the interest of transparency and reproducibility to enable the description of methods by the verbatim reproduction of texts automatically generated by those methods. The chain of processing from measurement to inference can be […]

fMRIPrep: Versioning and Long-Term Support

September 28, 2020

fMRIPrep: Versioning and Long-Term Support As fMRIPrep continues to mature, we at the development team would like to take a moment to look at where we’ve been and where we’re going. Its mission of producing “analysis-grade” (or “sushi-grade”) data has proven useful, as evident by the sizeable amount of adoption within the brain-MRI community, and […]

The most open and sharing labs on OpenNeuro (March – August 2020)

September 21, 2020

We are excited to recognize the labs that shared the most datasets on OpenNeuro in the past 6 months (March – August). If you have neuroimaging data you would like to share, please consider sharing it on OpenNeuro!   1st place (tied) Brain Development Laboratory The Brain Development Laboratory led by Dr. James Booth has […]

Coding error postmortem

August 10, 2020

By Russ Poldrack, McKenzie Hagen, and Patrick Bissett When it comes to computer programming, errors are simply a fact of life.  One study of professional software development teams from a number of different organizations of different sizes found that developers in the best managed organizations had an average of 1.05 defects per 1000 lines of code, […]

The most open and sharing labs on OpenNeuro (August 2019 – February 2020)

March 12, 2020

We are excited to announce the standings of our biannual Hall of Fame! This Hall of Fame recognizes neuroimaging labs that have shared the most datasets between August 2019 and February 2020. If you have data you would like to share, please consider sharing it on OpenNeuro!   1st place Memory and Decision Making Lab  […]

Scientific publication beyond the text: Sharing research objects summary (with videos)

February 24, 2020

A few weeks ago the Center for Reproducible Neuroscience in collaboration with Meta-research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS), Data Science Initiative (DSI), and the Center for Population Health Sciences (CPHS) presented an all-day conference titled: “Scientific publication beyond the text: Sharing research objects”. It was a fantastic day filled with interdisciplinary lectures on the emerging […]

Scientific publication beyond the text: Sharing research objects – February 11, 2020

January 14, 2020

The Center for Reproducible Neuroscience (CRN) in collaboration with Meta-research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS), Data Science Initiative (DSI), and Center for Population Health Sciences (CPHS) are proud to present a full-day symposium on the changing landscape of scientific publication.  An interdisciplinary lineup of speakers will discuss the emerging publication of objects such as code, […]

BIDS Steering Group election and Governance results

October 22, 2019

We are excited to announce the winning slate of the BIDS election is the Guiomar Niso chaired slate with Melanie Ganz, Robert Oostenveld, Russ Poldrack, and Kirstie Whitaker! Congratulations to them and thank you to all the slates and voters for making this a successful election!   Our winning slate represents multiple imaging modalities (MRI, MEG, […]

OpenNeuro webinars (webinar video included)

October 10, 2019

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a set of webinars to further detail how to use and navigate the OpenNeuro platform! The webinar will consist of a presentation and a Q&A. The times and links to the webinar sessions are listed below. All times are in Pacific Daylight time (PDT). If you […]

The most open and sharing labs on OpenNeuro (May – August, 2019)

September 13, 2019

We are excited to release the standings of our triannual Hall of Fame! This Hall of Fame recognizes neuroimaging labs that have shared the most datasets between May and August, 2019. If you have data you would like to share, please consider sharing it on OpenNeuro!   1st place: Stanford Vision and Neuro-Development Lab The […]

BIDS usage survey results

June 4, 2019

We recently distributed a survey to evaluate how the neuroimaging community uses BIDS in their labs. We were interested in what data types BIDS was used for, an estimate of how many subjects’ data are organized in BIDS datasets, and the usage of BIDS Apps. The survey was primarily distributed on Twitter and the BIDS-standard […]

Search by OpenNeuro Metadata

May 31, 2019

We are excited to announce a new resource for searching OpenNeuro public datasets! Our OpenNeuro Dataset Metadata Google Sheet captures dataset information such as the number of subjects, modalities available, diagnosis status, age range, domain studied, species studied, whether processed data are present, whether the data are from a longitudinal study and the DOI(s) of […]