Statistics: curse of the writing class.

@article{Lorton1990StatisticsCO,
  title={Statistics: curse of the writing class.},
  author={Lewis Lorton and Michael P. Rethman},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  year={1990},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={13-8}
}
Research projects and reports may fail because of investigators' misunderstandings about the principles underlying basic data analysis. Such errors may taint otherwise valid conclusions; related mistakes may serve to falsely support incorrect results. This article explains some of the principles underlying the use of statistical analysis for normally distributed interval data and explores the potential ramifications of misusing summary statistical tests on non-normal distributions. A discussion… CONTINUE READING

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