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Science learns from its mistakes too

dom, set 02 2018

A mathematical model shows that even seemingly inconclusive studies speed up the gain in knowledge. ...

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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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