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Understanding Uncertainty
Welcome to the site that tries to make sense of chance, risk, luck, uncertainty and probability. Mathematics won't tell us what to do, but we think that understanding the numbers can help us deal with our own uncertainty and allow us to look critically at stories in the media.
A2  methods  probability  statistics  statistical-significance  inferential-statistics 
march 2009 by Psycholinks
Why Do People Believe Strange Things? Michael Shermer Talk (TED talks) - Video
TED Talks Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts.
methods  A2  pseudoscience  debates-synopticity  rational  TED-talks  fun  video  leaving 
january 2009 by Psycholinks
The Experimental Method
An explanation of the differences between lab, field and natural experiments
methods  AS  A2  experiments 
september 2008 by Psycholinks
Descriptive & Inferential Statistics including Statistical Significance
A simple explanation of the different types of statistics and what is meant by statistical significance
AS  A2  methods  statistics  statistical-significance 
september 2008 by Psycholinks
Sampling Methods
The strengths and weaknesses of the main sampling methods
AS  A2  sampling  methods 
september 2008 by Psycholinks
Self Report Methods
A guide to the strengths and weakness of self-report measures in psychological research - ie interviews and questionnaires
methods  interviews  questionnaires  AS  A2 
september 2008 by Psycholinks
Karl Popper
Find out everything you need to know about Karl Popper and his influence on the philosophy of science.
Popper  philosophy  A2  debates-synopticity  methods 
april 2006 by Psycholinks
Research Methods Lab
Learn about the 5 main research methods and test yourself online
methods  AS  A2  experiments 
october 2005 by Psycholinks

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