I want to improve making interpretations on paper figures ( Western blot figures, PCA plot, bar graph, ... anything).

I mean for example pointing out to specific increases between control and some group for example and saying whether it makes sense or seeing some details that's maybe not apparent at first look.

In our lab meetings, usually people make such comments but I can't always concentrate there.

So is there any YouTube channel or a blog or book or anything that I can follow to improve myself in this aspect? Or any other recommendations?

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    $\begingroup$ This is something you learn with a lot of experience reading papers and knowledge in the field. You cannot follow a YouTube channel as a shortcut to understanding. You might ask your colleagues for clarification of why they're making a particular comment to understand their thinking. $\endgroup$
    – Bryan Krause
    Commented Jul 8 at 20:42
  • $\begingroup$ Although I'll keep reading, as I said, I've issues concentrating in meetings so I miss hearing interpretations of other people. Would you say this will be disadvantagous or do you have any suggestions? $\endgroup$ Commented Jul 8 at 21:27
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    $\begingroup$ I don't think there are shortcuts to understanding. My suggestion would be to not look for them and try to think more deeply about the things you're reading. $\endgroup$
    – Bryan Krause
    Commented Jul 8 at 21:38
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    $\begingroup$ I’m voting to close this question because it isn't about biology per se $\endgroup$
    – bob1
    Commented Jul 8 at 22:02
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    $\begingroup$ Thank you all for your comments and sorry for posting at the wrong place. Can you suggest me where I can post this kind of question? $\endgroup$ Commented Jul 9 at 8:41


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