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Authors: Marion Wright[i], William Skaggs[ii], Finn Årup Nielsen[iii] , et al.

Marion Wright; William E. Skaggs; Finn Årup Nielsen; et al. (2016), "The Cerebellum", WikiJournal of Medicine, 3 (1), doi:10.15347/WJM/2016.001, ISSN 2002-4436, Wikidata Q44001486



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"This complex neural organization gives rise to a massive signal-processing capability, but almost all of its output passes through a set of small deep cerebellar nuclei lying in the interior of the cerebellum."

What does "its" refer to? Tony1 (discusscontribs) 09:41, 20 May 2016 (UTC)

It's not been amended, where "its" refers to "the cerebellar cortex". Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 10:29, 19 June 2016 (UTC)

Reference comments

I checked over this article's references and have a few notes. (I can add them myself; I'm just unsure what the protocol is for doing so, or if all changes should be proposed here first.)

  • Ref 5 (Purves): "(4th ed. ed.)." should be "(4th ed.)".
  • Ref 8 (Herculano-Houzel) should have |volume=4 and |issue=12.
  • Ref 9 (Ghez) could use the isbn (978-0444009449).
  • The DOI and PMIDs for refs 11 and 12 appear to be reversed (11 links to 12 and vice versa).
  • Petersen et al (ref 11) could have |issue=2 added to it.
  • Ref 13 (Strick) should be |journal=Annu. Rev. Neurosci..
  • Ref 15 (Schweighofer), journal should be Brain Res. Rev.
  • Ref 23 (Rapp) could use a location if known.
  • Ref 30 (Doya): journal should be Neural Net.
  • Ref 31 (Eccles) could use a page no. and location, if known.
  • Would it make more sense to cite the underlying article (here) instead of an interview with the authors for ref 46?
  • Ref 49 (Horvath et al) could use |pages=294—306.
  • Ref 54 (Hatten) needs |pages=385-408, |authors=Hatten ME, Heintz N, |doi=10.1146/, |journal=Annu. Rev. Neurosci., and |volume=18.
  • Ref 55 (Polkinghorn) could use |pages=295-304, |authors=Polkinghorn WR, Tarbell NJ, |journal=Nat. Rev. Clin. Oncol., |volume=4, and |doi=10.1038/ncponc0794.
  • Ref 56 (Roussel) should be {{Cite journal|url =|title = Cerebellum development and medulloblastoma|authors=Roussel M, Hatten ME|date = 2011|journal = Curr. Top. Dev. Biol.|doi =10.1016/B978-0-12-380916-2.00008-5 |pmid = 21295689|pmcid=PMC3213765}}
  • Ref 69: |journal=Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA
  • Ref 70 uses a full date where no other journal previously has.
  • Ref 76 could use a location, if known.
  • Ref 79: ISBN 0-89603-435-6
  • Are there English-language titles for refs 81 and 82? They should probably have "(in German)" somewhere in them, right?
  • Page numbering is inconsistent throughout. Should it be 404-8, 786-91, and 1204-350 or 404-408, 786-791, and 1204-1350?
  • Book/chapter authors use full names most of the time (Lastname, First M. and also sometimes First M. Lastname) whereas journal authors use Lastname FM. Should this be standardized?
  • Formats employed in website publication and retrieval dates are sort of all over the map: January 21, 2016, 2 February 2015, 2009-12-24.
  • Is there a standard format for listing locations? Both Whitehouse Station, New Jersey and Sunderland, Mass. (state name spelled out, abbreviated, respectively) are used.

That's what I got. I hope it's useful! Best, Bobamnertiopsis (discusscontribs) 21:37, 21 July 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for the findings! I will bring up with the editorial board soon about how we will proceed with these corrections. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 16:33, 23 July 2016 (UTC)
@Mikael Häggström: per the policies on this page, would it be alright if I went in and changed the reference consistency stuff (all the bullet points without a question attached to them, basically)? Bobamnertiopsis (discusscontribs) 22:55, 1 August 2016 (UTC)
Yes Bobamnertiopsis, it is all right for you to change the references as suggested, also those with question marks. After taking it to the board, it all can be categorized as "inconsistencies in reference formatting", and as such it can be edited without having the authors go through it. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 05:34, 3 August 2016 (UTC)