Season: Season 1

Quanti•Qamp VIII: Congratulations! Now You Feel Like a Quantitative Imposter

In recognition of your hard work this summer to become a quantitative leader in your field, you are hereby presented with… a brand new case of Imposter Syndrome! Patrick and Greg explore what it is, where it comes from, what you might be able to do about it, and, possibly most importantly, that it’s actually …

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Quanti•Qamp VII: Being a Lifelong Quantitative Learner

Greg and Patrick dedicate Week 7 of Quanti•Qamp to three core topics: mocking one another, how to continue learning both foundational and novel quantitative methods across your career, and mocking one another. Despite their many disagreements, they unanimously concur that the challenge of keeping abreast of newly developed quantitative methods is entirely Kris Preacher’s fault. …

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Quanti•Qamp VI: Enhancing Diversity in the Quantitative Sciences

Week six of Quanti•Qamp welcomes special guest Dr. A. Nayena Blankson, a Professor of Psychology at Spelman College who is a leading national voice in diversity and equity in academia. Nayena talks with Patrick and Greg about how we can capitalize on the current national conversation about race and equity to enhance diversity in both …

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Quanti•Qamp V: Building a Quantitative Culture Within Your Home Department

In the fifth week of Quanti•Qamp, senior leadership at the QuantiGon recruit a new Commander to demonstrate proper preparation, organization, and executive control. The guest Executive Officer is Dr. Rebecca Brock, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, who will motivate a discussion about how to build a …

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Quanti•Qamp IV: Writing a Pedagogical Quantitative Paper

In the fourth week of Quanti•Qamp, neither Patrick nor Greg have read each other’s emails about the organization of the episode and thus entirely ad lib a discussion on how one might write a quantitatively-oriented pedagogical paper. Because they are completely unprepared for the episode, they also forget to provide the next QQamp assignment; however, …

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Quanti•Qamp III: Quantitative Research Using Existing Data

In the third week of Quanti•Qamp, Patrick and Greg ramble semi-coherently about how you might use existing data to drive a quantitative research idea as well as to serve as the foundation for making a unique quantitative contribution. They explore different potential data sources and discuss the variety of ways these might be used in …

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Quanti•Qamp II: Choosing a Journal

In the second week of QuantiBootQamp (remember….the “boot” is silent), Greg and Patrick open with what they agree is a pretty bizarre coincidence. They then discuss, with occasional disagreement, how you might select a journal for your own quantitatively-oriented contribution. They conclude with the next Quanti•Qamp assignment: to read the mastheads and editorial board lists …

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Episode 27: Call To Arms

In this, our final episode of the season, we reveal that we have actually been quietly arming sleeper cells around the world and that we are now sending out a call-to-arms for listeners to rise up and become quantitative leaders in their own fields of study. Along the way we also discuss scaling fences, bad …

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Episode 26: The Internal Validity Pre-Flight Checklist

Greg and Patrick talk about internal validity — broadly and traditionally — but also as an increasingly important lens through which to view our information-saturated world, and be responsible, critical, and skeptical members of scientific communities as well as society. Along the way, they also mention gargling bleach, 5G cell towers, vaping lysol, fecal transplants, …

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