Lab Meetings

For the Spring 2021 Semester, we will meet on Fridays from 11:10am - 12pm on Zoom.

Helpful Computer Information

Goals

  • Start preparing for presentations in the Fall
    • Train on poster template
    • Train how to use Databrary API
  • Data science
    • Learn R on Datacamp
    • Learn more about jupyter notebooks and Python
  • Launch new projects
  • Data Processing/Analysis projects
    • Sex Differences: Visual Data vs. survey/Hobbies data
    • Datavyu Coding of infant locomotion

April 16, 2021 (Zoom)

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Yiming, Anjali, Anna, Kayla, Kym, Rachel, Shahir
    • Excused: Maggie, Sara
  • Agenda:
    • Teams Discuss
      • Scholarsphere (Anna, Shahir, Anjali discussed)
        • anyone can use it
        • search bar is on the homepage
        • way to manage and keep research works for the future
        • each thing has a #of views graph - like this
        • many types of works (articles, book, poster, papers, datasets, thesis, etc.)
        • click to view .pdf
        • work history available for each work (versioning)
        • How are Featured Works selected?
        • Some works are open access and some are PSU only (I assume would need to log in to access)
        • What Difference between Library website and Scholarsphere site?
        • nice clean interface
      • Dataverse (Maggie, Sara)
      • ICPSR (Kym and Rachel discussed)
        • Health and nutrition
        • Excercise sets for use in classrooms - really like this!
        • Users - Universities, Non profits, research institutions
        • Improve - not sure how to get the data, is membership needed?
        • pay annual subscription fee (PSU is a subscriber)
        • video introduction - likes this!
          • how to search for data
          • what is ICPSR?
          • Need - how to gain access
        • not student friendly - how to do use the site
    • Discuss paper and view different types of displays.

April 13, 2021 - Tuesday Work Session

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Shahir, Sara, Yiming, Anna, Sydney, Rachel
  • Agenda:
  • To Do:
    • For Each Data repository give a tour and answer the following questions for Friday
      • Who is the audience?
      • What kind of data and materials are stored there?
      • Why is it important (or to whom)?
      • Are there data here that you could imagine wanting to use for a project? Why or why not?
      • Does the repository have features that seem really important for repositories in general?

April 9, 2021 (Zoom)

  • Attending: Andrea, Yiming, Anjali, Anna, Kayla, Kym, Rachel, Sara
    • Excused: Shahir
    • Absent: Maureen, Michelle
  • Agenda:
    • Work Session - Independent paper reviews assigned by Yiming.
  • To Do:
    • Review Data Repositories
    • Answer these questions:
      • Who is the audience?
      • What kind of data and materials are stored there?
      • Why is it important (or to whom)?
      • Are there data here that you could imagine wanting to use for a project? Why or why not?
      • Does the repository have features that seem really important for repositories in general?
    • Read this paper and be prepared to discuss on Friday April 16, 2021
      • Hadad, B., Schwartz, S., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. L. (2015). Motion perception: a review of developmental changes and the role of early visual experience. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 9, 49. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnint.2015.00049

March 26, 2021 (Zoom)

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Yiming, Anjali, Anna, Kayla, Kym, Maureen, Rachel, Sara, Shahir
  • Agenda:
    • Review - Hobbies Visualization completed by Shahir
    • Yiming reviewed 2 papers that had conflicting responses in the paper meta-analysis
      • continue to dig through jargon
    • Options to access R
      • Install locally
      • Liberal Arts Site for accessing R? (Could not find reference to this-ARS)
      • Access from Computer lab on Campus
  • To Do:
    • Everyone complete some type of hobbies visualization to begin utilizing R. These will be reviewed net week.

March 19, 2021 (Zoom)

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Yiming, Anjali, Anna, Kayla, Kym, Maureen, Rachel, Sara, Shahir
  • Agenda
    • Administrative - Anna and Sydney still cannot get Global Protect to work on her personal computer
    • Datacamp - people still working in initial R - ARS needs to assign Data Visualization
    • Motion Metaanalysis updates
    • How to take screen shots
      • Mac (click for detailed instructions)
        • portion of screen - Press and hold Shift + Command + 4
        • whole screen - Press and hold Shift + Command + 3
      • Windows (click for detailed instructions)
        • portion of screen - Press and hold Windows + Shift + S
        • only one window - Click on the title bar of the window that you want to capture. Press Alt + PrtScn or Alt + Fn + PrtScn
        • whole screen - Press Windows logo key + PrtScn
      • Screen shots are typically saved in
    • Review a paper together
    • Shahir has updates to Rmd document for hobbies - discuss next wee at worksessions or weekly meeting.

March 12, 2021

Enjoy a day off!

March 4, 2021 (Zoom)

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Yiming, Anjali, Kym, Sara, Shahir, Anna, Maureen, Kayla
  • Agenda
    • Discuss
      • Hobbies Data and updates made last week
        • notes in hobbies.Rmd
        • leave good instructions
      • Paper Coding
  • To Do:
    • everyone pick a few hobbies to compare using the hobbies_visualization_template.Rmd
    • keep reading papers and categorizing them

February 26, 2021 (Zoom)

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Yiming, Kym, Sara, Shahir, Anjali, Maureen, Michelle, Rachel, Kayla, Anna
  • Agenda:
    • Updates
      • Shahir - PDFs updated on paperpile and create protocol
      • Anjali - Update hobbies csv - M/F, major - ARS uploaded upated CSV
    • Discuss Paper coding - Yiming
      • Each person needs to be assigned a paper.
      • Use the coding google form to complete the coding
      • Instructions for getting into paperpile are on Discord

February 12, 2021 (Zoom)

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Yiming, Kym, Sara, Shahir, Anna, Maureen, Michelle, Rachel, Kayla
  • Agenda
    • Discuss
      • Protocols (why do we document?, video protocol, IRB)
      • Hobbies Data
  • To Do:
    • Read Lippa, R., & Connelly, S. (1990). Gender diagnosticity: A new Bayesian approach to gender-related individual differences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 59(5), 1051–1065. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.59.5.1051 PDF
  • Next Meeting:
    • Review the Sex Differences IRB protocol

January 29, 2021 (Zoom)

January 22, 2021 (Zoom)

  • Attending: Rick, Andrea, Yiming, Maureen, Anna, Rachel, Sara, Anjali,Michelle, Kayla, Shahir, Kymberle
    • Excused: Maureen
    • Separate Meeting time: Sydney
  • Agenda
    • Introductions
    • Overview of projects this semester
    • Select one other 1 hour block for each student to participate in lab projects