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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 Carl Sagan thought he was able to explain things because for the most part, understanding difficult concepts didn’t come easy to him. “The very brilliant ones figure it out so fast they never see the mechanics of understanding.”

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TIL Carl Sagan thought he was able to explain things because for the most part, understanding difficult concepts didn’t come easy to him. “The very brilliant ones figure it out so fast they never see the mechanics of understanding.” submitted

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TIL that Neil deGrasse Tyson has declined every interview since 1993 that has had his racial identity as the premise: “That then becomes the point of people’s understanding of me, rather than the astrophysics. So it’s a failed educational step for that to be the case.”

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TIL that Neil deGrasse Tyson has declined every interview since 1993 that has had his racial identity as the premise: “That then becomes the point of people’s understanding of me, rather than the astrophysics. So it’s a failed educational step

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who was the psychologist who quit/fired from psychology and took up a very successful career in marketing because of his understanding of psychology?

who was the psychologist who quit/fired from psychology and took up a very successful career in marketing because of his understanding of psychology? submitted by schafersteve [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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When does the earliest reference to understanding that sex can (sometimes) lead to pregnancy appear?

When does the earliest reference to understanding that sex can (sometimes) lead to pregnancy appear? submitted by Alltruenews [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Humans’ and Dogs’ brains have evolved to understand each others’ vocalizations to some degree, including dogs understanding human laughter.

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TIL Humans’ and Dogs’ brains have evolved to understand each others’ vocalizations to some degree, including dogs understanding human laughter. submitted by jongiplane [link] [1023 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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YSK this comic explains the consequences of the TPP and free trade agreements for those who have trouble understanding the issue.

YSK this comic explains the consequences of the TPP and free trade agreements for those who have trouble understanding the issue. I found this comic to be a fun read and quite informative. http://economixcomix.com/home/tpp/ submitted by swiftythebird [link] [1 comment]

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TIL that Howard Lutnick donated more than $65 million to Haverford College because when he lost both his parents to cancer the college was understanding and let him go tuition-free all 4 years.

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TIL that Howard Lutnick donated more than million to Haverford College because when he lost both his parents to cancer the college was understanding and let him go tuition-free all 4 years. submitted by JellyJerk [link] [1088 comments] Source: top

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YSK there’s a difference between understanding something and knowing something.

YSK there’s a difference between understanding something and knowing something. Just a quick life "crucial" You should know; knowing something is being able to obtain information and saying it verbatim. But understanding something is giving information, and why it is.

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YSK about StuffYouShouldKnow.com because it shares blogs, videos and podcasts that teaches you about knowledge to grow your understanding of the world.

YSK about StuffYouShouldKnow.com because it shares blogs, videos and podcasts that teaches you about knowledge to grow your understanding of the world. http://www.stuffyoushouldknow.com/ YSK about StuffYouShouldKnow.com because it shares blogs, videos and podcasts that teaches you about knowledge to grow

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