Category: Statistical graphics

Today’s mystery word: Apophenia

I (Geoff) learned a new word today: Apophenia ┬áIt was in an article about investing and the stock-market. Apparently, there’s a whole industry devoted to identifying patterns in the price movements of stocks, then using these to guide when to

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A chilling picture

In ITNS you may notice dot points like: Focus on effect sizes Be mindful of variability Find a revealing picture Here’s an illustration of the potency of those 3 bullet points. It’s from a recent article in The Conversation. It

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