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View Resource Quote: Munroe on Correlation

"Correlation doesn't imply causation, but it does waggle its eyebrows suggestively and gesture furtively while mouthing 'look over there’." is a quote by American xkcd webcomic author Randall Munroe (1984 - ). The quote is found by scrolling over the last panel of the comic at http://xkcd.com/552/.

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View Resource Song: One is the Likeliest Number

A song to teach about Benford's Law for the probability distribution of first digits in real data. The lyrics are copyright by Lawrence Mark Lesser as a parody of Harry Nilsson's "One" made popular in 1969 by Three Dog Night. "One is the Likeliest Number" was first published in the Spring 2011 issue of Teaching Statistics. Free for use in non-profit education settings.

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View Resource Song: 1 in 2

A song to help students confront the "equiprobability bias". Lyrics and music were written by Lawrence Mark Lesser of University of Texas at El Paso. The song won an honorable mention in the 2013 CAUSE A-Mu-sing competition. Free for use in non-profit education settings.

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View Resource Song: The C-R Lower Bound

A song for teaching about the Cramer Rao Lower Bound for the variance of an unbiased estimate. The lyrics were written by Kyle White and Bradley Turnbull from North Carolina State University as a parody of the 2003 track "Jerk It Out" by the Swedish band Caesars. The song won first prize in the song category in the 2013 CAUSE A-Mu-sing competition and is performed by The Fifth Moment, an NCSU...

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View Resource Song: Shrink It

A song for teaching about the importance of penalized regression methods (ridge regression, LASSO, etc...). The song was written by Bradley Turnbull, Joe Usset, Sidd Roy, and Kyle White who, along with Kristin Linn and Jason Osborne, form the North Carolina State University Statistics Department Graduate Student band, The Fifth Moment. The lyrics may be sung to the tune of the 2008 hit "Shake...

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View Resource Song: The Line

A song to aid in teaching upper division or masters level regression concepts. The lyrics were written by Kyle White from North Carolina State University for performance by the NCSU band The Fifth Moment (Kristin Linn, Jason Osborne, Siddharth Roy, Bradley Turnbull, Joseph Usset, and Kyle White). The song is a parody of the 2001 hit "The Middle" by the American alternative rock band Jimmy Eat...

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View Resource Song: Call It Maybe

A song for teaching concepts of estimating a population mean and addressing uncertainty in the estimate. The lyrics were written by Lawrence Mark Lesser from University of Texas at El Paso as a parody of the 2011 song "Call Me Maybe" written by Carly Rae Jepsen, Tavish Crowe, and Josh Ramsay). The lyrics were awarded second prize in the 2013 CAUSE A-Mu-sing competition. Free for non-profit...

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View Resource Song: Stats Can Be Cool You See

A song providing an overview of Introductory Statistics with lyrics written by Michael Posner of Villanova University who also performs the song on the accompanying MP3 audio file. The song is a parody of the 2010 hit "Cooler Than Me" by Mike Posner. The song is also the sound track on the corresponding video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rKQtDb4VjU The video and song were the grand prize...

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View Resource Video: What is Statistics?

A video to dispel myths about Statistics and excite students early in a course. The lyrics and video were created by Scott Crawford from the University of Wyoming. The music is from the 2000 song "Where Are You, Christmas? " written by James Horner and Will Jennings for the movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The video received an honorable mention in the video category of the 2013 CAUSE...

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View Resource Video: Use ANOVA

A video to teach about principles of Analysis of Variance. The lyrics and video were created by Scott Crawford from the University of Wyoming. The music is from the 1984 song "Hallelujah" by Canadian songwriter Leonard Cohen. The video took third place in the video category of the 2013 CAUSE A-Mu-sing competition. Free for non-profit use in classroom and course website applications.

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