Author Archives: Jacob Levernier

Thoughts on Data and Ethics, and Resources for Psychology

Thoughts on Data Management and Data Ethics Earlier this year, Brian Westra and I gave a brief presentation on Data Management issues in an annual seminar that the Department of Psychology holds for its first-year graduate students. The seminar’s larger … Continue reading

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Annotate, Annotate, Annotate

This post is part of a series on future-proofing your work (part 1, part 2). Today’s topic is annotating your work files. Short version: Write a script to annotate your data files in your preferred data analysis program (SPSS and … Continue reading

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Saving Files for the Future

This is the second post in a series on future-proofing your work (part 1, part 3). Today’s topic is making a choice when clicking through the “Save As…” box in whatever program you use to do your work. It pays … Continue reading

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Future-Proof as you go: Your future self will thank you

This post introduces a series about ensuring that files for your projects will be usable in the future.┬áPart 2 is on saving files for the future.┬áPart 3 is on annotating statistics scripts and using data “codebooks.” Perhaps everyone in the … Continue reading

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