Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Linkage

If you're interested in statistics, and want to understand p values - in particular, if you want to understand when p values do and don't mean anything much - why not read this critique of a famous/notorious paper in psychology claiming that precognition is real?
Here - also via Andrew Gelman's blog, incidentally - is a forthcoming AER paper about human genetic diversity and its economic effects. Here is a response by some (presumably) distinguished anthropologists.