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Comment on “One Cheer for Null Hypothesis Significance Testing”

After expressing his bafflement at the “surprisingly adamant…opposition” by many to null hypothesis significance testing (NHST), Wainer attempts to demonstrate the efficacy of NHST when used correctly. 2,056 more words

Research Methods

Logistic Regression in R - Part One

Please note that an earlier version of this post had to be retracted because it contained some content which was generated at work. I have since chosen to rewrite the document in a series of posts. 363 more words


The Sampling Distribution of The Sample Mean - An Introduction using R

Suppose we draw independent observations from a population with mean μ and standard deviation σ – i.e. we take a sample from the population.  Before we draw the sample, each observation is a random variable – i.e. 2,836 more words


Shooters Quicker To Pull Trigger When Target Is Black, Study Finds - NPR STAFF AUGUST 29, 2015 6:37 PM ET

Are most people more likely to pull the trigger of a gun if the person they’re shooting at is black?

A new meta-analysis set out to answer that question.  293 more words


Statistics Saturday: How My Hard Drive Is Organized Versus What I Use

Folders I Have Folders I Use Adobe
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Welfare Payout Statistics!

Having trouble just making ends meet because of taxes that go to people who don’t work?

Check your State and see how you’d do not working at all! 122 more words


What Every Home Seller Needs to Know About Mortgages

From the Zillow Team

If you’re planning to sell your home, you have several mortgage-related factors to consider — in addition to packing up and finding a great listing… 743 more words

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