I’m excited to report that Max Cairns’s PhD work on the Diamond Ratio (DR) has been accepted for publication by the British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. The preprint of the final accepted version is here. The Original DR …

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This is a post for the nerds, fine people that we are. Actually, everyone needs to think about reporting style, especially for statistical stuff. The APA Publication Manual is the bible of APA Style, also perhaps the bane of some …

The New APA Style: Try to Contain Your Excitement—and Watch Out for Dud Copies Read more »

We’re delighted to release precision for planning (PfP), the sixth component of esci web. This completes esci web as currently planned. To access, click esci web and then the precision for planning button. Please let’s know how you like it, …

What N Will Give Me the Precision I Want? Gordon’s New Pictures Tell All Read more »

I’m delighted to say we’re releasing three new goodies from Gordon Moore: distributions, d picture, and correlation. These follow his wonderful dances introduced here. As I explained, ITNS2 will be accompanied by Bob’s data analysis software, esci, in R, and Gordon’s web-based …

Goodies from Gordon: ‘distributions’, ‘d picture’, ‘correlation’–all part of ‘esci web’ Read more »

Bob and I are delighted to welcome Gordon Moore who joins us in working on the second edition of ITNS. Gordon, an independent tutor in computing, statistics and mathematics, is based in England, so our ITNS2 team of three now …

Gordon’s ‘dances’: Vivid Simulations Bring Statistical Ideas Alive Read more »

In brief: Curves picture how likelihood varies across and beyond a CI. Which is better: One curve (plausibility picture) or two (cat’s eye)? Which should we use in ITNS2? Curves can discourage dichotomous decision making based on a belief that …

The Shape of a Confidence Interval: Cat’s Eye or Plausibility Picture, and What About Cliff? Read more »