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A new section that combines statistics and measurement in psychology and education, tentatively titled Statistics and Measurement in Psychology and Education, is being considered. Read on to find out about the focus of this section and how you can help get it approved.
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The Collaborative Research Center, “Statistical Modelling of Nonlinear Dynamic Processes,” is organizing an international workshop, titled “New Developments in Econometrics and Time Series,” to be held in Rome September 10–11.
Roger Hoerl sees large challenges in the world that statisticians have the unique ability to help solve. This article was adapted from the Deming Lecture he gave at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami Beach, Florida.
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“If we can get you to be more aggressive in the game until you’ve overextended yourself, for example, we can take those lessons into the educational materials we’re working on next. We can use statistics to prompt kids to behave in a way that makes it easier to learn faster or recall information better.
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