9. Tip of the week

The lab shares its tip of the week here. Anything techniques, analyses, literature search, publishing, mental strength… that has allowed us to do more in less time.

12-15-15. Do you have lots of  GraphPad Prism plots  made and want all of them to have the same aesthetic look (for example, color-coding) for a presentation/paper? Solution: Use the Magic Make Graphs Consistent. How? Under Change–> Magic. Make Graphs Consistent –> Choose graph you want to copy pattern from –> Double-check changes fit your needs –> OK. Voila! It’s done!

1-2-16. No more New Year’s Resolutions: let’s just be ourselves this Year! I really enjoyed this article on mental strength and its links: Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

4-29-16. Nervous when presenting data to a group? Read this Quick and Dirty Tips blog or listen to the podcast and your stress may melt away: 5 Ways to Speak Up (Without a Freakout): An Interview with Matt Abrahams. You can do it!

11-12-16. Feeling gloomy? Experiments not working? Don’t forget:

Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That’s how the light gets in.

~ Leonard Cohen “Anthem”


Free recordings for mind-body balance: guided imagery (go.osu.edu/guidedimmagerypractices), mindfulness (go.osu.edu/mindfulness), heart-centered practices (go.osu.edu/heartpractices) and relaxation response (go.osu.edu/relaxationresponse).

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