Lying, Cheating and Stealing with Statistics: A How-To Guide / by Methods Man


If we learned anything from Spiderman, it's that with great power comes great responsibility. Statistics is a great power - but people continue to misuse it, harming all of us by publishing studies that are not fully supported by the data.

Using the great fake dataset (a bunch of completely random data) I walk you through some of the techniques researchers can use to massage positive results out of a negative study.  Read the full article here.