Archive for July, 2008
Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 Posted in Bayesian, Foundations, Probability | 11 Comments »
I often use ESP experiments as a vehicle to introduce hypothesis testing to students. One of the learning outcomes is that statisticians are actually easier to convince of claims of ... Read more..
Friday, July 11th, 2008 Posted in Profession, Public Interest | 8 Comments »
Did you know that the average global sales of an academic monograph is 300? On the other hand, a single paper I uploaded to my research website at Berkeley Electronic ... Read more..
Monday, July 7th, 2008 Posted in Profession, Public Interest | 4 Comments »
I have just received assessor reports for an NHMRC proposal. Both assessors were very thoughtful and understood the proposal. One was an epidemiologist, rather than a statistician, which is only ... Read more..