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View Resource Cartoon: Car Model Names

A cartoon suitable for use in discussing the validity of indexes constructed to be relevant for a concept. The cartoon is number 1571 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5 license.

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View Resource Cartoon: P-value Interpretations

A cartoon suitable for use in discussing the interpretation of p-values of different levels. The cartoon is number 1478 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5 license.

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View Resource Cartoon: Predictive Constellations

A cartoon suitable for use in discussing situations where the explanatory variable has essentially no predictive power (whether the variables have a statistically significant relationship or not). The cartoon is number 1725 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5...

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View Resource Quote: Bardwick on uncertainty

A quote that might be used in a discussion of why uncertainty is greatest when the probability of success is close to 50% (and also amenable to more study). The quote is by American author and Professor of Psychiatry Judith M Bardwick (1933 - ) from her book Danger in the Comfort Zone (1995). The quote may also be found at www.quotationsbywomen.com

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View Resource Quote: Evans on Uncertainty

A quote to stimulate a discussion about Bayesian estimation and the relationship between the degree of ignorance about a parameter and its probability distribution. The quote is by English novelist Mary Anne Evans (1819-1880) who wrote under the pen name George Eliot. The quote is from her 1876 novel Daniel Deronda.

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