If you want a quick and easy understanding of some basic concepts about data collection and use of statistics, check out this brief excerpt of Charles Wheelan’s book, Naked Statistics.
- Garbage In, Garbage Out Or, How to Lie with Bad Data. Charles Wheelan.
“From batting averages and political polls to Schlitz ads and medical research, Wheelan “illustrates exactly why even the most reluctant mathophobe is well advised to achieve a personal understanding of the statistical underpinnings of life” (New York Times).
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