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How Statistics Can Lie to You

Lecture no. 15 from the course: Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

How Statistics Can Lie to You

Taught by Professor Don Lincoln | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

The best way to read statistics correctly: Understand the various ways they can be misused to fool you. Here, Professor Lincoln discusses how averages and percentages can make certain statistics seem shocking, reveals how you should rethink the confidence threshold of 95 percent that scientists use, and more.

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July 17, 2019
Discussion about means, medians and binomial distribution model was good, but I found the description of confidence limit confusing.

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