Title: This week the Kaleidoscope team are talking about the unsung hero that is statistics, the maths that influences what we deem important in research, and an exciting emerging idea in schizophrenia.

Citations:

Gelman, A., & Vehtari, A. (2020). What are the most important statistical ideas of the past 50 years?. arXiv preprint arXiv:2012.00174

Mealer RG, Williams SE, Daly MJ et al. Glycobiology and schizophrenia: a biological hypothesis emerging from genomic research. Molecular Psychiatry, 2020; 25:3129-3139.

Kaleidoscope team:

  • Dr Dawn N. Albertson

    Summarising Dawn’s academic trajectory is not easy but, roughly: behaviour, drugs, brains on drugs and then educating people about brains, behaviour, and drugs.

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  • Prof Sukhi S. Shergill

    A multilingual MD/PhD, Sukhi is a Professor of Psychiatry and Systems Neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience at King’s College London and a Consultant Psychiatrist in the National Psychosis Service at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Lover of art and the written word, international badminton coach, and published author on the importance of hope, Sukhi brings a poetry and sense of our humanity and connectedness to his reflections on science.

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  • Dr Derek K. Tracy

    Derek is the Medical Director of West London NHS Trust, and a senior lecturer and King's College London and University College London.

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  • Dr Dan W. Joyce

    Certified genius and MD/PhD wunderkid, Dan works at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford and is a Consultant Psychiatrist with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Veggie, data head, and a research purist, Dan’s signature acerbic wit brings comedy and clarity to all things complicated.

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