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Author: Marcus R. Munafò

  • Most recently observed institution: School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol

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    • neuroscience: 3,719 (rank: 1,805 (tie) out of 45,889)
    • scientific communication and education: 852 (rank: 553 (tie) out of 2,361)

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Genome-wide association analysis of lifetime cannabis use (N=184,765) identifies new risk loci, genetic overlap with mental health, and a causal influence of schizophrenia on cannabis use

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What exactly is 'N' in cell culture and animal experiments?

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Collider Scope: When selection bias can substantially influence observed associations

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Cigarette smoking increases coffee consumption: findings from a Mendelian randomisation analysis

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A systematic review of sample size and power in leading neuroscience journals

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Causal effects of lifetime smoking on risk for depression and schizophrenia: Evidence from a Mendelian randomisation study

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Associations of coffee genetic risk scores with coffee, tea and other beverages in the UK Biobank

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The molecular genetics of participation in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children

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Conditioning on a collider may induce spurious associations: Do the results of Gale et al. (2017) support a protective effect of neuroticism in population sub-groups?

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Investigating genetic correlations and causal effects between caffeine consumption and sleep behaviours

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Evidence for genetic correlations and bidirectional, causal effects between smoking and sleep behaviours

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Mendelian randomisation analysis of the effect of educational attainment and cognitive ability on smoking behaviour

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Cigarette smoking and personality: Investigating causality using Mendelian randomization

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What explains the effect of education on cardiovascular disease? Applying Mendelian randomization to identify the consequences of education inequality

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Schizophrenia risk and reproductive success: A Mendelian randomization study.

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The effect of body mass index on smoking behaviour and nicotine metabolism: a Mendelian randomization study

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Emotional recognition training modifies neural response to emotional faces but does not improve mood in healthy volunteers with high levels of depressive symptoms

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MR-pheWAS with stratification and interaction: Searching for the causal effects of smoking heaviness identified an effect on facial aging

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Bidirectional effects of anxiety and anorexia nervosa: A Mendelian randomization study

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The effects of age at menarche and first sexual intercourse on reproductive and behavioural outcomes: a Mendelian randomization study

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Testing the causal effects between subjective wellbeing and physical health using Mendelian randomisation

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Is disrupted sleep a risk factor for Alzheimers disease? Evidence from a two-sample Mendelian randomization analysis

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Epigenetic regulation of PAR4-related platelet activation: mechanistic links between environmental exposure and cardiovascular disease

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Association of intrauterine alcohol exposure and offspring depression: A negative control analysis of maternal and partner consumption.

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Evaluating Clinical Stop-Smoking Services Globally: Proposal For A Minimum Data Set

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Effects of varenicline and cognitive bias modification on neural response to smoking-related cues: a randomised control trial

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