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Bringing it from the real world

The notion of using prior models, or data, with Bayesian statistics, or looking at the best fit model for your data with AIC, seems so necessary for scientific relevance that it is a wonder that not everyone is using it.  … Continue reading

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P-hacking

In perfect timing for our Bayes discussion, one of our Senior Science Advisors at work sent along this article by Gelman and Loken (see here: http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/feature/2014/6/the-statistical-crisis-in-science/2) , questioning the value of statistically significant comparisons many of us researchers fall into … Continue reading

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A-ha Moment

This week, I had my first minor “Ah-ha!” moment while struggling on the same issue in homework 3 that I had on a previous problem in homework 2. For many of you, I’m sure this is a “duh”, but for … Continue reading

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