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The Superego, the Ego, and the Id in Statistical Reasoning

Gerd Gigerenzer

in Adaptive Thinking: Rationality in the Real World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195153729
eISBN:
9780199849222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153729.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Statistical reasoning is an art and so demands both mathematical knowledge and informed judgment. When it is mechanized, as with the institutionalized hybrid logic, it becomes ritual, not reasoning. ... More


Public Health Surveillance in Action: A Framework

Donna F. Stroup, Ron Brookmeyer, and William D. Kalsbeek

in Monitoring the Health of Populations: Statistical Principles and Methods for Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146493
eISBN:
9780199864928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146493.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter gives some examples of the importance of statistical and quantitative reasoning in public health surveillance, provides a framework for understanding the sort of data that can be ... More


Whole-Ecosystem Experiments: Replication and Arguing from Error

Jean A. Miller and Thomas M. Frost

in The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Statistical, Philosophical, and Empirical Considerations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789552
eISBN:
9780226789583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789583.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Deborah Mayo (1996) has reinterpreted classic frequentist statistics into a much more general framework that she calls error statistics to indicate the continuing centrality and importance of error ... More


How Science Shapes ADHD

Susan C. C. Hawthorne

in Accidental Intolerance: How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977383
eISBN:
9780199369928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977383.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Science adds to our understanding of ADHD by working out mechanisms of causation, symptom production, and intervention. So far, despite alternative hypotheses, the sciences have also stood by models ... More


Analyzing Wimbledon: The Power of Statistics

Franc Klaassen and Jan R. Magnus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199355952
eISBN:
9780199395477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The game of tennis raises many questions that are of interest to a statistician. Is it true that beginning to serve in a set gives an advantage? Are new balls an advantage? Is the seventh game in a ... More


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