Tagged: Statistics

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Quantum Mechanics and You

Why should anyone bother learning quantum theory? Quantum effects only take effect at tiny scales, after all. Life would be fine and dandy if we stuck to just the classical laws of physics. But to do so would be depriving...

How To: Statistics – ANOVA

One thing that regularly stumps scientists is the handling of data. We seem to be very good at generating obscene amounts of it, but?representing it meaningfully can be a little off putting if you don?t happen to be a bioinformatician....

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Power Posing – Amy Cuddy’s Pseudoscience

You might have stumbled upon one of her TED talks in recent years, you know, the ones in which psychologist Amy Cuddy talks ‘power posing’. Admittedly, the argument that she weaves is rather?convincing, and her helpful advice for dealing with...

How To: Statistics ? Two Sample and Paired t-Tests

One thing that regularly stumps scientists is the handling of data. We seem to be very good at generating obscene amounts of it, but?representing it meaningfully can be a little off putting if you don’t happen to be bioinformatician. Let’s wet our toes with a simple One Sample t-test?to?see how we can easily incorporate statistical […]