What is a p-value anyway? 34 Stories to Help You Actually Understand Statistics
by Andrew J. Vickers
Paperback: 240 pages
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What is a p-value Anyway? offers a fun introduction to the fundamental principles of statistics, presenting the essential concepts in thirty-four brief, enjoyable stories. Drawing on his experience as a medical researcher, Vickers blends insightful explanations and humor, with minimal math, to help readers understand and interpret the statistics they read every day.
Describing data; Data distributions; Variation of study results: confidence intervals; Hypothesis testing; Regression and decision making; Some common statistical errors, and what they teach us
For all readers interested in statistics.
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- The Lady Tasting Tea: How Statistics Revolutionized Science in the Twentieth Century
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