ASA President David Morganstein welcomed the board to the ASA’s headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, for its final meeting of the year. He especially welcomed incoming 2016 board members, who participated as part of their orientation. Read on for the highlights of the meeting.
During JSM 2015, the ASA’s SPAIG committee highlighted cutting-edge collaborative projects through successful partnerships between academia, industry, and/or government organizations. In the statistical field and related professions, sharing of ideas from different organizations frequently leads to exchange visits, support for graduate students, consulting jobs, grant award for faculty, and continuing education opportunities for statisticians outside of academe.
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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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