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YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately.

YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately. In a nutshell: When a researcher claims their research is 'statistically significant' all this means is that

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TIL John Langley, creator of the TV show “COPS”, intentionally shows more white criminals on the show than black ones, despite it being the opposite statistically. He still receives numerous complaints for portraying African Americans badly.

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TIL John Langley, creator of the TV show “COPS”, intentionally shows more white criminals on the show than black ones, despite it being the opposite statistically. He still receives numerous complaints for portraying African Americans badly. submitted by PrivateBlue [link]

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TIL Porn sites are actually statistically the sites with the least chance of infecting you with malware.

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TIL Porn sites are actually statistically the sites with the least chance of infecting you with malware. submitted by FancyMojo [link] [845 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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LPT: Using ‘Georgia’ font will statistically increase your chances of getting a good grade

LPT: Using ‘Georgia’ font will statistically increase your chances of getting a good grade This is due to the fact that serif based fonts offer a more pleasant reading experience for the grader. I have personally switched to Georgia on

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