Allen Downey -- PROBABLY OVERTHINKING IT

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Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 6:30pm
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10 Langley Rd
Newton, MA 02459-1972
Probably Overthinking It: How to Use Data to Answer Questions, Avoid Statistical Traps, and Make Better Decisions By Allen B. Downey Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780226822587
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: University of Chicago Press - December 6th, 2023

An essential guide to the ways data can improve decision making.
 
Statistics are everywhere: in news reports, at the doctor’s office, and in every sort of forecast, from the stock market to the weather. Blogger, teacher, and computer scientist Allen B. Downey knows well that people have an innate ability both to understand statistics and to be fooled by them.