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Would the field of cognitive neuroscience be advanced by sharing functional MRI data?

BMC Medicine20119:34

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-9-34

Received: 21 December 2010

Accepted: 8 April 2011

Published: 8 April 2011

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Original Submission
21 Dec 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Dec 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Russell Poldrack
4 Jan 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bernard Gibaud
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
18 Feb 2011 Author responded Author comments - Rosy Hosking
Resubmission - Version 5
18 Feb 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 5
8 Apr 2011 Editorially accepted
8 Apr 2011 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-9-34

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Neurobiology, University of Alabama
Department of Psychology, University of Michigan