Texas State University Dataverse provides avenue to store and share research data

Researching human brain behavior is predictably complex and requires voluminous datasets for analysis. For Dr. Logan Trujillo, assistant professor of psychology, research for a summer 2017 article on the effects of electroencephalogram (EEG) reference choices required not only large datasets, but also a place to publish and share the data. “I study human perception and cognition from basic and applied viewpoints,” Trujillo explained. This research is very data intensive and generates a lot of code for analysis. It’s difficult to share because the research requires tens, if not hundreds, of gigabytes of data.” Not only did Trujillo need a place