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Choosing Prediction over Explanation in Psychology: Lessons from Machine Learning

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join a discussion¬†about psychology.¬†Dr. Yarkoni’s talk will review core principles from the field of machine learning (e.g., cross-validation, regularization, and the bias-variance tradeoff) and illustrate how increased adoption of machine learning techniques could help psychology become a more predictive and cumulative science.

psychology lecture
Location
Student Center South, Room 223
Cost
Free
Contact
Paras Mehta, PhD
paras.mehta@times.uh.edu