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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Trying to debunk a conspiracy theory by presenting facts and evidence often doesn’t work ☹ Perhaps prebunking, by giving insight into why fake news can appear credible, might help? To put it another way, psychological inoculation presents a mild form …

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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 …

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A while back I posted (here) about the Diamond Ratio (DR), which is our simple visual indicator of the extent of heterogeneity in meta-analysis. (See ITNS, Chapter 9 for more on the DR.) I reported that Max Cairns, a PhD …

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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 …

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Bob recently tweeted about this great paper of his, with Beth Morling: Morling, B., & Calin-Jageman, R. J., (2020). What Psychology Teachers Should Know About Open Science and the New Statistics. Teaching of Psychology, 47 (2), 169-179. doi: 10.1177/0098628320901372 First, here’s …

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