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Data Wrangling in Social Science and Psychophysiology using Matlab

A brief but dense and I hope useful introduction to simulating, reading and manipulating behavioural and psychophysiological data. It's very, very basic but it contains things I've been explaining a lot recently so it seems to address a need.

I've very consciously not let myself add and add stuff that goes into signal analysis or statistics: this is really purely about getting at your data in the first place. That is, writing (Matlab) programs that let you: test your preprocessing pipeline with simulated behavioural and physiological data; read typical kinds of data files, containing simple text, complex text, or physiology data; get reaction times per condition; do quick and dirty visualizations; extract epochs and waveforms for different event types; and do preprocessing for trial-to-trial analyses with continuous data.

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