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John is already a published mathematician, as described in [https://math.mit.edu/~urschel/notices.pdf this 2016 article] from the ''Notices of the AMS''.
 
John is already a published mathematician, as described in [https://math.mit.edu/~urschel/notices.pdf this 2016 article] from the ''Notices of the AMS''.
  
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==Redefining statistical significance==
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[https://news.uchicago.edu/article/2017/09/01/scholars-take-aim-false-positives-research Scholars take aim at false positives in research]<br>
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by Thomas Gaulkin, ''UChicagoNews'', 1 September 2017
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University Chicago economist John List is one of 72 collaborators whose commentary,
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[https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-017-0189-z.epdf?author_access_token=Eb6x88zTNQ7PuVxPt1CpXdRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0PlqY8PQKtlL9OP0czNSVZ5rodrqWv-lxLd4whdDH-qvHpF5PQtT1U4AblMVaKnbDH0ctY2yThyrB_ccetKNmK4sasDTgzcxT5_u2wTJ8C6sg%3D%3D Redfine statistical significance], was just published in ''Nature Human Behavior''.  The subtitle reads,
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"We propose to change the default P-value threshold for statistical significance from 0.05 to 0.005 for claims of
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new discoveries."
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To be continued...

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Quotations

Forsooth

"Of the 36 applicants that were interviewed, 20 were ultimately promoted... . Among the promoted individuals, 62 percent were female and 38 percent were male."

in: “Woefully thin statistics” doom adverse impact claim, JDSUPRA.com, 24 August 2017

Lecture on football probability

Margaret Cibes sent a link to the following YouTube video:

John Urschel-NFL Math Whiz: Real Sports Full Segment (HBO)

It features John Urschel, an offensive for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens, who is also studying applied mathematics at MIT. The video begins with John at a chalkboard using a decision tree to analyze a one-point vs. two-point conversion late in a football game.

John is already a published mathematician, as described in this 2016 article from the Notices of the AMS.

Redefining statistical significance

Scholars take aim at false positives in research
by Thomas Gaulkin, UChicagoNews, 1 September 2017

University Chicago economist John List is one of 72 collaborators whose commentary, Redfine statistical significance, was just published in Nature Human Behavior. The subtitle reads, "We propose to change the default P-value threshold for statistical significance from 0.05 to 0.005 for claims of new discoveries."

To be continued...