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Why don't we understand statistics? Fixed mindsets may be to blame

sáb, set 01 2018

The first study of why people struggle to solve statistical problems reveals a preference for complicated rather than simpler, more intuitive solutions -- which often leads to failure in solving the problem altogether. The researchers suggest this is due to unfavorable methods of teaching statistics in schools and universities, and h...

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Innovation and speculation drive stock market bubble activity, according to new study

qui, ago 02 2018

A group of data scientists conducted an in-depth analysis of major innovations and stock market bubbles from 1825 through 2000 and came away with novel takeaways of their own as they found some very distinctive patterns in the occurrence of bubbles over 175 years. ...

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Early mediation leads to better outcomes

qua, ago 01 2018

The sooner a case is referred to mediation the better, according to the first empirical analysis of mediation in Singapore's courts. ...

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