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Change how you see the countries of the world: This time with infographics

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VISUALIZING COUNTRIES IN TERMS OF US STATES Syria is about the size of Florida with about the same population     Change how you see the world. Put things into perspective! In our most labor-intensive post ever, Jake Hofman and I have created, for every country in the world, a way to think of that […]

Talking about decisions interview series

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JDM (Judgment and Decision Making) researchers like Reid Hastie and Tom Wallsten have participated in the online interview series “Talking about Decisions” produced by the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.

Winning streaks in baseball

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How rare are winning streaks in baseball?

Don’t be that person who mixes up opt-in and opt-out

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People often say opt-in when they mean opt-out and they say opt-out when they mean opt-in.

How to get a no-nonsense weather forecast

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How to get your own no-nonsense local weather forecast graph for people who understand graphs and probability.

Those annoying animated ads may cost more than they are worth to websites

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A Journal of Marketing Research article finds that annoying ads may cost more money than they are worth

When to fly to get there on time? Six million flights analyzed.

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We analyzed over six million flights to help you decide on the best time to travel to avoid delays.

Rules of thumb to predict how long you will live

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Figure out how long you will live with these rules of thumb.

How to make a Romeo and Juliet sandwich

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The question often arises: What is the best decision science food? It’s the Romeo and Juliet sandwich, an adaptation of the popular Brazilian desert “Romeu e Julieta”.

It’s the effect size

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Enter the concept of effect size. Effect size gives one a way to think about how large an effect (e.g. a height difference) is, not just the probability of the data given the null hypothesis.