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The Equivalence Test Tackles So-called Negative Results

A paleontologist returns to her lab from a summer dig and sets up a study comparing tooth length in two dinosaur species. She and her team work meticulously to avoid biasing their results. They remain blind to the species while measuring, the sample sizes are large, and the data collection and the analysis are rigorous. […]

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Decision Tree to Examine Variable in Samples

Below is a short summary and overview of chapter seven in Dr. Kathryn A. Adams book entitled “Research Methods, Statistics and Application”. This overview highlights a decision processing tool that is useful when examining variables in a qualitative sample. First, the one-sample t test and the chi-square goodness of fit are used when you are […]

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Data in the News: California’s Wildfires

Natural disasters in California have dominated the headlines for the past year. In January, mudslides tore through Southern California caused by an earlier forest fire that left the hillsides in Montecito vulnerable to landslides. In November 2018 a wildfire in Northern California’s little town of Paradise killed at least 88 people and burned more than 150,000 acres, according to CBS news. Meanwhile, […]

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How to Construct a Stem-and-Leaf Display

“Statistical Analysis“, by Jerome Frieman, intermediate/advanced statistics text, uses real research on antisocial behaviors, such as cyber-bullying, stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, to help readers across the social and behavioral sciences understand the underlying theory behind statistical methods. By presenting examples and principles of statistics within the context of these timely issues, the text shows how the results of analyses can be used to answer research questions.

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Bootstrap Method Wins Efron International Prize in Statistics

The International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to Bradley Efron, professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University, in recognition of the “bootstrap,” a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of scientific results that has had extraordinary impact across many scientific fields. With the bootstrap (described by Efron below), […]

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Why Is It So Hard to Get an Accurate Vote Count?

In Kansas this past August, vote totals in the Republican primary for governor fluctuated by more than 100 votes over the course of a few days, and the winner – Secretary of State Kris Kobach – wasn’t declared until a week after the vote. In Virginia, a hotly contested battle last year for the commonwealth’s […]

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Excel Tips: Identifying and Removing Duplicate Data Points

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

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Data in the News: Cost of Hurricane Damages

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

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Ethics Books & Resources

 Looking for books and chapters, videos, case studies and articles about ethics? See this collection of resources about research ethics. You can also access a wide array of resources electronically on SAGE Research Methods, as described in this post. If you are planning to attend the Academy of Management’s annual conference, look for these and other […]

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Ethics Resources on SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is a subscription-based academic library service. It contains an extensive collection of SAGE e-books, chapter, articles, case studies, videos, and datasets. If you do not have access through your institution, explore SAGE Research Methods with a free trial. Learn more about how to navigate and use this feature here. SAGE Research Methods invites users […]

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