Russell Poldrack is an American psychologist and neuroscientist. He is a professor of Psychology at Stanford University, member of the Stanford Neuroscience Institute and director of the Stanford Center for Reproducible Neuroscience.
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Race, while drawn from the visual cues of human diversity, is an idea with a measurable past, an identifiable present, and an uncertain future. The concept of race has been at the center of both triumphs and tragedies in American history and has had a profound effect on the human experience. Race Unmasked revisits the origins of commonly held belie...
Race Unmasked is a great book by @PublicsHealth on the history of race in biology in the last century - highlights the ugly history of scientists (often "serious" ones) providing cover for racism, as well as the anti-racist scientists who stood up to them. – source
Russ PoldrackSep 05, 2020
The Art of Readable Code - another great resource for improving the quality of one's code. @dustinboswell Definitely an easier starting point than other books I have recommended recently. – source
Russ PoldrackAug 16, 2020
In early 2020, because of COVID-19, many colleges and schools around the world closed, and many teachers, instructors, and faculty members had to learn how to teach online in a hurry. This book takes a step back, and focuses on helping educators teach effective live online sessions with Zoom. Dan Levy offers practical pedagogical advice for educato...
This is a really excellent book on how to level up your online pedagogy - highly recommended! – source
Russ PoldrackAug 09, 2020
Just finished How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by @the_jennitaur - really great book, thanks to @emdupre_ for suggesting! – source
Russ PoldrackJul 22, 2020
0/ The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by @dwallacewells - a deeply frightening masterpiece. the book that motivated me to read more, & a perfect starting place for someone wondering what all the fuss is about. – source
Russ PoldrackJul 13, 2019
"How Google Works" is a great book, with useful ideas for anyone who manages people and projects and wants to innovate #SummerReading – source
Russ PoldrackJul 09, 2018
Bad Blood by @JohnCarreyrou is an amazing book. Reminds me of the Feynman quote: "For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled." Sometimes it just takes a while for reality to win... – source
Russ PoldrackJun 23, 2018
Also recommended byBill GatesBill GurleyDavid Heinemeier HanssonAlexis OhanianNick BiltonAndrew ChenBarry RitholtzChris MessinaMichael MauboussinWes McKinneyAlok KejriwalChris Fralic
A brief guide to modern evidence-based teaching methods aimed at people working with grassroots get-into-tech groups, based on the Software Carpentry instructor training course....
I *really* wish I had discovered this book before I taught my first R programming class this quarter. Tons of great evidence-based ideas for how to improve the course next time! – source
Russ PoldrackMar 20, 2018