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achopin

I am a researcher in Neurosciences and Psychophysics. I work on binocular vision and I try to treat amblyopia using 3D vision recovery and to understand the involved brain changes. I work at UC Berkeley and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, as a postdoc.

Articles by achopin:

How to Access All Science for Free?

I am writing the revision of my latest manuscript: choleric Reviewer #2 argues that Bogdanov (2010) has already done the same work. Surprise! Bogdanov (2010) is not exactly available…the article is behind a paywall at $30. Yes, it’s unfortunately true, universities cannot grant me access to all the science, but will I pay? For a…

09 Jul 2016 Science Communication & Ethics

Five Truths About Science Publishing or Why All Science Should be Free

After writing my last article, I have started illegally downloading hundreds of scientific publications from the pirate website, Sci-Hub. When I mentioned that at the last lab meeting, my labmates argued that using Sci-Hub was like stealing in a shop or downloading illegal music. So? Should I feel like Batman or the Joker? The Morality…

09 Jul 2016 Science Communication & Ethics