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. Yarkonis 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.