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Post-doc fellow and a personal trainer interested in motivation, neuroscience and fancy figures. Loves dogs.
Oct 17, 2021 26 tweets 7 min read
After 6 years in grad school and 3 advisors here's what I learned @AcademicChatter @hapyresearchers @CouragePhD @PhdExhausted @OpenAcademics #phdchat #phdlife 1/24 1) Learn how to write well ASAP: Some people say that there's no need in learning how to write when starting your PhD because you don't have any data yet. But consider this – writing well takes years to learn, and even some more years to learn how to do it relatively well. 2/24
Dec 2, 2020 13 tweets 4 min read
New paper! People work harder closer to the end of tasks (“only 100m left to the finish line!”). Intuitively, this doesn’t make sense because people also get tired over time. Using brain-stimulation, we found a brain region involved in this behavior 1/9 authors.elsevier.com/c/1cAWV2VHXzzoJ People usually get tired over time. For example, athletes run the second lap of a race slower than the first one, and students find it hard to concentrate during a long class. However, sometimes people also work harder over time - as they approach the end of their task. 2/9