Sunday, August 26, 2007

Statistics for the Non-Statistician

Unless you're of the "my mind is made up, don't confuse me with the facts" school, or know more about statistics than the average liberal arts major, you'll want to read "Statistics Every Writer Should Know." (

It's a short, relatively painless, introduction to what words like "mean," "median," "Percent," even arcane terms like "standard deviation" and "normal distribution."

Also, a little about how sample sizes, and a few links to reliable sources of information.

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