Matlab tutorial 1a: crash-course for noobs

I started using Matlab just over 1 year ago. The most important thing I’ve learned over that 1-year period is that Matlab is, hands down, the best scientific programming tool I’ve ever …

Making Cool Graphs and Figures in Matlab

Hi everyone, I’ve decided to create a series of posts detailing how to make better graphs and figures using MatLab. Here’s an example of the type of figure Matlab can produce with a …
4D Cube

Simple Animations of How Stuff Works

Here are 17 simple animations that show how stuff works. I particularly like the tesseract (4D cube). From my understanding, in the same way that you can draw a cube on a piece of paper you can …

Dijksterhuis finally called out for being a fraud. Why

“Disputed results a fresh blow for social psychology” Nature 2013 For the uninitiated, Ap Dijksterhuis became famous 7 or 8 years ago for his Unconscious Thought Theory or UTT. Both the …

Huganir Volk Nature Knockout PKMζ PKM-zeta not

PKM-ζ aka PKM-zeta is not required for hippocampal synaptic plasticity, learning and memory Lenora J. Volk, Julia L. Bachman, Richard Johnson, Yilin Yu, and Richard L. Huganir Nature 2013  & …

Comments on Cellular Pharmacology of Protein Kinase

In a recent study: Wu-Zhang, Schramm, Nabavi, Malinow, Newton (2012). Cellular Pharmacology of Protein Kinase Mzeta (PKMzeta) Contrasts with its In Vitro Profile. The Journal of Biological. …