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b1shop comments on Self-fulfilling correlations - Less Wrong

103 Post author: PhilGoetz 26 August 2010 09:07PM

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Comment author: b1shop 28 August 2010 07:25:39PM *  2 points [-]

I really like this post. I'd like to see a sequence of ways statistical analysis can go wrong. This article and the inverted-J one both fit that description well.

Are there any other posts on the subject?

Comment author: Oscar_Cunningham 28 August 2010 07:34:43PM 6 points [-]

I think a theme of LessWrong is that statistical analysis goes wrong by default, and it requires work to keep it right.