Editor rating: 8 / 10Tjeerd Boonstra –– The article re-examines the results of an influential paper and challenges the idea that social media data analysed on a county-level may provide a reliable predictor of health outcomes. The authors raise several questions on the reliability of data and study design that need to be addressed for this field going forward.
Editor rating: 6 / 10Maria Concetta Geloso –– The article provides new experimental tools to explore alterations of neurotransmission which are frequently involved in neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric diseases.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Claire Fletcher-Flinn –– I agree with the reviewers comments re causality.
Editor rating: 6 / 10Kevin Black –– The authors provide a simple set of tasks that, collectively, activate a large fraction of brain regions in BOLD fMRI. They further provide the code and their analysis results, to facilitate adoption of these tasks.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Stephen Macknik –– This advance will potentially have significant impact in diagnosis and therapeutic tracking for mild cognitive impairment.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Tjeerd Boonstra –– The paper further enhances our understanding of muscle mechanics and muscular contraction
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jafri Abdullah –– Methodology looks interesting and reproducible
Editor rating: 6 / 10Tjeerd Boonstra –– This article identifies general characteristics of voluntary piloerection for the first time and as such fills a gap in our knowledge.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Stephen Macknik –– The use of illusory size changes to body parts—as an analgesic method—is amazing and new. The public will take notice.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Antonio Palazón-Bru –– A scientific evidence to use the German version of the analyzed questionnaire.
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