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Consequences of Voight and the Colonial Witch Hunts

Written by Connor Moore:  In a previous post, Connor talked about a massive overestimation of the human toll during the European witch hunts. It’s easy to dismiss this, and other gross misuses of quantitative methods, as simply a funny anecdote […]

P=0.05: Is There No Alternative?

  Written by Connor Moore: The standard for statistical significance that we’ve consistently been taught in higher level education is p<0.05. Most questions on exams won’t even list a p-value because you are meant to assume .05 is the cutoff. […]

A Quantitative Look into Dr. Santa Ono

Written by Connor Moore: After a months-long search for a new president, the Regents of the University of Michigan announced that they had selected Dr. Santa Ono for the position. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest […]

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