Neurosalience Episode 16: Understanding the reproducibility crisis and how to get through it, with Dr. Ahmad Hariri
By Peter Bandettini; production by Kevin Sitek & Rachael Stickland
Dr. Hariri recently published an important paper on the test-retest reliability of common task-fMRI measures. This received attention in the field and from the popular media and generated useful discussions. In this podcast Peter and Ahmad discuss the implications of this paper and how to address the challenges it presents and continue to move the field forward. This is an informative and positive discussion about how to collectively address these issues as a field.
Guests: Ahmad Hariri is Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke University, where he is also the Director of the Laboratory of NeuroGenetics. After completing his B.S. (1994) and M.S. (1997) in evolutionary biology at the University of Maryland, Dr. Hariri completed his Ph.D. (2000) in the UCLA Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program for Neuroscience with Dr. Susan Bookheimer. He next completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health with Dr. Daniel Weinberger. From 2003-2009, Dr. Hariri was first Assistant and then Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry & Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh.
The Neurosalience production team consists of Anastasia Brovkin, Katie Moran, Nils Muhlert, Kevin Sitek, and Rachael Stickland.