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View Resource Song: Plus or Minus Two

A song parody by Steve Sodergren (a.k.a. Al G Bra: see www.reverbnation.com/algbra) that may be sung to the tune of "With or Without You" by U2. Can be used to stimulate conversation about confidence intervals and the typical use of 95% confidence in the media when it is not otherwise reported (i.e. being within plus or minus two standard deviations for intervals based on a normal sampling...

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View Resource Quote: Huxley on Hypotheses

The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. A quote of English biologist Thomas H. Huxley (1825 - 1895) from his Presidential address in 1870 to the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Published in "Biogenesis and Abiogenesis," vol. 8, Collected Essays (1894).

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View Resource Quote: Brinner on Anecdotes

The plural of anecdote is not data. Attributed to American economist Roger E. Brinner in the on-line list of quotes at www.keypress.com/fathom/fathom1/quotes.html

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View Resource Song: You've Got Your Models

Song includes vocabulary from fitting models, including outliers and assumptions. May be sung to tune of "You've Got Your Models" (The Fortunes). Musical accompaniment realization and vocals are by Joshua Lintz from University of Texas at El Paso.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=127
View Resource Song: Bayesians in the Night

Song playfully celebrates Bayesian inference and includes various vocabulary such as coherence, prior, and exchangeable. May be sung to the tune of "Strangers in the Night" (Kaenpfert/Singleton/Snyder). Musical accompaniment realization and vocals are by Joshua Lintz from University of Texas at El Paso.

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