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How juries are fooled by statistics (video)

In this TED talk, Oxford mathematician Peter Donnelly describes the common mistakes humans make in interpreting statistics along with the impact these errors have on the outcome of criminal trials. Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLmzxmRcUTo It’s a great video to show during intro stats courses and to get students thinking about what statistics is all about. For classes …

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