Archive for February, 2007
Wednesday, February 28th, 2007 Posted in Cognition | 4 Comments »
Regression output almost universally lists estimates and standard errors as the main descriptors of the involvement of each predictor in the model. Yet in many fields, people are very confortable ... Read more..
Wednesday, February 21st, 2007 Posted in Cognition, Teaching | 8 Comments »
In class, I often explain standard error as the typical error or unreliability of an estimator. Standard deviation is typical deviation of the data around the mean. So I make ... Read more..
Wednesday, February 7th, 2007 Posted in Bayesian, Public Interest | 2 Comments »
It is fairly common practice I suspect for those of us who teach to use the court room analogy to explain hypothesis testing. The alternative is always what you suspect ... Read more..