This is just a rough prototype meant to be easy to play with inside a post. READ the help and guidebook! Suggestions for new canned examples welcome—the hard part is deriving historical performance data. Rules Read the Decision Calculator guidebook … Continue Reading Decision Calculator
STUDY DESIGN As I mentioned last time, it is crucial to design a test that eliminates all possibility and suspicion of cheating. If the KIBS kids were going to demonstrate extraordinary powers, I had to be sure they could not … Continue Reading The MIT Dahn Yoga Brain Respiration Experiment: Part II
By Tim Murray and William Briggs You obviously need to score runs to win baseball games, and buying better hitters does this for a team. But you also need to keep your opponent from scoring too many runs, and buying … Continue Reading Hitting or Pitching. Which wins more games?
The answer to the headline is, unfortunately, yes. The Sunday, 10 February 2008 New York Post reported this sad case of a woman at Mercy Medical Center in New York City. The young woman went to the hospital and had … Continue Reading Can having a mammogram kill you? How to make decisions under uncertainty.