# Blog Posts

## Reporting Statistics in Research

A few days ago, I met with a researcher regarding their statistics. Results were presented to them in Amy fashion- all parties involved were pleased with the… Read more “Reporting Statistics in Research”

## Is My Data in Shape?

Statistical procedures are good to know but what about the data structure? What type of data structure do you need for a linear regression? What type of… Read more “Is My Data in Shape?”

## How Hungry Are You?

How intense is your appetite for learning? Are you the type that studies just to pass the time? Or do you immerse in what you are studying?… Read more “How Hungry Are You?”

## Hiring a Statistics Expert

You conduct a hypothesis test and obtain statistical significance for your research. However, you never consulted with a statistician. But that’s okay right? Well, not so fast…sigh. You… Read more “Hiring a Statistics Expert”

## What is Beta?

Beta (Bae-tah). The word, “beta”, reminds me of the betta fish. Or magnetic rays or something. The last thing on my mind is an equation with the… Read more “What is Beta?”

## Type I and Type II error

There are certain terms that people side step in a statistics class. And by “side step” I mean once you hear the terminology you go ‘uh right’… Read more “Type I and Type II error”

## Basic Math for Statistics Courses

After a difficult past with mathematics, you find yourself in a a statistics 101 course. I am sure you were open-minded to the experience. But there are a few… Read more “Basic Math for Statistics Courses”

## Anatomy of a Statistical Program

At some point in your life, I am sure you have taken a foreign language course. Any course in languages seems to linger in your mind. At… Read more “Anatomy of a Statistical Program”

## The Range

So a lot of times people overlook the range statistic because it’s not that informative. The range can tell you how far the minimum value is from… Read more “The Range”

## Sample Size Calculation

This is a quick commentary on sample size calculations. The estimation of your sample size reflects how many people you need to show statistical significance. Your formula… Read more “Sample Size Calculation”