Lab Meetings

For the Spring 2018 Semester, we will meet on Thursdays from 9-10am in room 467 Moore.

Goals

  • Submit posters to Psi Chi conference on the “size matters” project, infant MOCO, PLAY.
  • Submit papers from infant MOCO, child/adult MOCO psychophysics
  • Analyze the child MOFO
  • Train on locomotion coding on PLAY pilots
  • Learn more about jupyter notebooks and python
  • Read more primary source papers
  • Turn data from “size matters” into a Shiny app
  • Write/edit LaTex posters in RMarkdown
  • Discuss new federal regulations, Common Rule

Let’s read

Schedule

2018-05-03 Breakfast

  • Lab breakfast 8:30am at E. College Waffle Shop

2018-04-26 No Meeting

2018-04-19 Thursday

2018-04-12 Thursday

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Sarah, Charmi, Alyssa
  • Agenda
    • Practice Poster Presentations
      • Infant brain responses differentiate between optic flow patterns and motion speeds - Alyssa
      • Reanalyzing Shared Data about Brains and Behavior - Charmi
    • Review Databrary API - Package to interact with Databrary using R
      • devtools::load_all() - use to load tool
      • summarize_demog(volume = VOLNUMBER)
      • download videos
      • BUG: list_assets_by_type (type = “text”)
      • list_people: only show authorized people
      • instructions: github PLAY-behaviorome
      • can 2 different accounts be logged in at the same time?

2018-03-22 Thursday

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Sarah, Charmi, Alyssa
  • Agenda
    • Posters for upcoming undergraduate conferences
      • Charmi and Alyssa will submit Friday
    • Diagnose issue with PLAY pilot crawling and walking onsets (ROG)
      • Review videos for issues with locomotion.csv to confirm survey answers
    • Give Rick feedback about IBAD paper plots.
    • Discuss: Ballard, D. H., Hayhoe, M. M., & Pelz, J. B. (1995). Memory representations in natural tasks. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 7(1), 66–80. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/jocn.1995.7.1.66

2018-03-15 Thursday

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Sarah, Charmi, Amber, Alyssa
  • Agenda
    • Discuss:
      • Databrary User Growth Plot
        • How to create plot using R
        • Aesthetic feedback provided
      • Galaxy S9 - New Camera Phone with Iris
      • Fortenbaugh, F. C., Hicks, J. C., Hao, L., & Turano, K. A. (2006). High-speed navigators: Using more than what meets the eye. Journal of vision, 6(5), 565–579. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/6.5.3
      • databrary-r-api overview - Shared data in one or more repositories that can be easily accessed, visualized, and analyzed because the data are in a common format. A new way interact with data on Databrary
      • R commands to access Databrary
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2018-03-01 Thursday

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Sarah, Charmi, Alyssa
  • Agenda
    • Discuss:
      • Talk about RIDIR NSF submission - for research infrastructure
      • Project Updates
        • Infant MOCO
          • outline paper
          • switch from R server to RStudio local
        • Map of PLAY project locations
          • ggmap using census data
          • Create Shiny App - In progress
        • PLAY pilot data survey results and workflow analysis to aid in future data collection
      • Chapter 2 - Gibson, J. J. (2014). The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception: Classic Edition. Psychology Press.
      • Galaxy S9 - New Camera Phone with Iris
  • Next Meeting: 3/15/2018
    • Pick K. Adolph paper and find related videos on Databrary - crawling vs. walking

2018-02-22 Thursday

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Sarah, Charmi, Amber, Quendresa, Alyssa
  • Agenda
  • Next Meeting
    - Time to contact issues in different sports - Difference between aiming and steering, balance, object manipulation - Vision testing tools - Teller Acuity Cards
  • Next Meeting

2018-02-15 Thursday

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Alyssa, Sarah, Amber, Charmi
  • Agenda
  • Next Meeting
    • read: Lee, D. N., & Reddish, P. E. (1981). Plummeting gannets: a paradigm of ecological optics. Nature, 293, 293. Nature Publishing Group. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/293293a0
    • Discuss Teller Acuity Cards and Stereo Vision Tests

2018-02-08 Thursday

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Charmi, Amber, Alyssa, Sarah
  • Agenda
  • Next Meeting
    • Read paper on Visual Acuity

2018-02-01 Thursday

  • Attending:
  • Agenda
    • Reports
      • Lab Dinner graduate recruit - Monday 2/12 @ 5:45 pm @ The Field
    • Discuss
      • Jackson, A.F., & Bolger, D. J. (2014) The neurophysiological bases of EEG and EEG measurement: a review for the rest of us. Psychophysiology. 2014 Nov;51(11):1061-71. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12283. Epub 2014 Jul 17.
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2018-01-25 Thursday

  • Agenda
    • Reports
      • Psi Chi dates
        • Deadlines: Application due March 23rd at 4:00 pm
        • Conceptual or Empirical research application: Submit as an email attachment (MS Word document) to psichi.honorsociety.psu@gmail.com by March 23, 2018 by 6 PM.
        • Need to figure out what questions were more important in the domain in order to extract data from.
        • Psi Chi Conference Date: April 12th 2-4:30pm
      • Undergrad conference dates
        • Poster Presentation—traditional research poster
        • Performance—Limited to 5 minutes
        • Oral Presentation (1 slide/visual, 5 minutes)—students will present their research/creative work in 5 minutes using 1
        • PowerPoint slide or 1 visual display (i.e. an original piece of visual art)
        • Entries will be accepted February 12-March 28, 2018
        • Poster Presentation Date: April 18th, 5-8pm
    • Discuss: Cohen, M. X. (2017). Where Does EEG Come From and What Does It Mean? Trends in Neurosciences, 40(4), 208–218. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2017.02.004. | Notes |
  • Next Meeting
    • Jackson, A.F., & Bolger, D. J. (2014) The neurophysiological bases of EEG and EEG measurement: a review for the rest of us. Psychophysiology. 2014 Nov;51(11):1061-71. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12283. Epub 2014 Jul 17.
    • Talk about the grant that Dr. Gilmore is writing about testing different brain measuring equipment

2018-01-18 Thursday

  • Agenda
    • Goal-setting
    • Assign Psi Chi submission info and report (Sarah)
    • Info about undergrad research conference (Charmi)
    • Discuss jupyter notebooks and Rick’s preliminary work on pliers, a tool to apply computer vision/machine learning tools to images, video, and audio.
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