Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide

Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide

by Alex Reinhart

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593276201
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication date: 03/16/2015
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 661,461
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Alex Reinhart is a statistics instructor and PhD student at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his BS in physics at the University of Texas at Austin and does research on locating radioactive devices using statistics and physics.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Statistical Significance
Chapter 2: Statistical Power and Underpowered Statistics
Chapter 3: Pseudoreplication: Choose Your Data Wisely
Chapter 4: The p Value and the Base Rate Fallacy
Chapter 5: Bad Judges of Significance
Chapter 6: Double-Dipping in the Data
Chapter 7: Continuity Errors
Chapter 8: Model Abuse
Chapter 9: Researcher Freedom:Good Vibrations?
Chapter 10: Everybody Makes Mistakes
Chapter 11: Hiding the Data
Chapter 12: What Can Be Done?
Notes
Index

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