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View Resource Quote: Gosset on Experiments

"Care must be taken in planning experiments so that the differences to be examined for significance should be those which furnish an answer to the question which we are asking." is a quote from British statistician William Sealy Gosset (a.k.a. Student: 1876 - 1937). The quote appears in a 1931 letter to Biometrika in which he was addressing some criticism of his work by Karl Pearson.

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View Resource Quote: Green on Research

"The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment" is a quote by British writer Celia Green (1935 - ) from her book The Decline and Fall of Science (Hamilton Ltd., 1976). The quote also appears in Statistically Speaking: A dictionary of quotations compiled by Carl Gaither and Alma Cavazos-Gaither.

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View Resource Quote: Poincare on Experiments

"Experiment is the sole source of truth. It alone can teach us something new: it alone can give us certainty." A quote from French mathematician and physicist Jules Henri Poincare (1854 - 1912) found in The Foundations of Science, page 127, The Science Press, 1913. The quote also appears in Statistically Speaking: A dictionary of quotations compiled by Carl Gaither and Alma...

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View Resource Cartoon: The Statistical Airport

A cartoon to teach about how researchers usually hope to find differences between treatment and control (or do they?). Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.

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View Resource Cartoon: The Placebo

A cartoon to teach about the value of a Placebo in experiments. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.

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