# Search results for ‘bayes bayesian’

## It’s World Statistics Day! Death To P-Values, Hypothesis Tests, And False Ascriptions Of Cause! #StatsDay15

Who said the UN doesn’t do anything useful? Courtesy of that august body, it’s World Statistics Day! Official statistics help decision makers develop informed policies that impact millions of people. Improved data […]

## Why Statistics Can’t Discover Cause, And Bad Priors

My mailbag is filling up. Today two questions from readers, both about statistics. Feel free to send yours in on any subject. Tomorrow is a doozy. Question 1 From reader Michael H. […]

## Idols With Wee P Values. Statistics As Ritual

Or, rather, wee p-values are idolized. And it isn’t just me saying so. Reader Dan Hughes points us to Gerd Gigerenzer and Julian Marewski’s peer-reviewed paper “Surrogate Science: The Idol of a […]

## Stop Teaching Frequentism; More On That “Altruism” Study; Etc.

Freq Out Reader ECM points us to “The Great Statistical Schism“, by a fellow named Brendon Brewer who “is a senior lecturer in the Department of Statistics in Auckland.” Brewer says, as […]

## Frequenstism Is Entirely Ad Hoc; And So Are Priors. Use The Third Way Instead

@A_NEVATHIR @Noahpinion @mattstat Sticking to logical probability doesn't tell us about the world, where do initial assignments come from?. — ?Deborah Mayo? (@learnfromerror) September 1, 2015 Short note today, because today, and […]

## Which Statistics Grad School If You’re Sick Of Hocus-Pocus P-values?

I received this query from a reader and thought it important enough for all of us to answer. I was hoping you could provide some advice for an aspiring statistician. I am […]

## The Crisis Of Evidence: Why Probability And Statistics Cannot Discover Cause. New Paper

Cancer of the albondigas is horrifyingly under-diagnosed. See your doctor today and ask him if Profitizol is right for you. Today’s post, in a way, is at Arxiv: The Crisis Of Evidence: […]

## The Third Way Of Probability & Statistics: Beyond Testing and Estimation To Importance, Relevance, and Skill. New Paper

New paper up at Arxiv, which is a sort of précis to some key chapters in my book most relevant to probability and statistical modeling. Abstract: There is a third way of […]