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Richard McElreath
Studies human evolutionary ecology & wrote an applied Bayes stats book: Occasional blog:
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Richard McElreath 3h
This last chapter is my favorite. It's the most emotional. Only 3 pages long, required an entire bottle of wine to produce. Anyone can download it here [PDF]:
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Richard McElreath 4h
Some suggestions, but others may follow up with more/better. Stan case studies: Read BDA3: Stan manual model examples: Stan forums contain lots of wisdom/examples:
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Richard McElreath 20h
Thinking of adding subgroup analysis by astrological birth sign to all my papers, just to show how easy to find spurious correlations via unplanned subgroups. Let's call it "Peto's Procedure", since Richard Peto really did this:
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Richard McElreath Aug 16
Summer mathbio continues in my dept. This week is gene-culture coevolution. Here teaching classic Rogers 1988 model
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Richard McElreath Aug 16
Replying to @AlasdairClarke
No idea. But if you don't need WAIC, can ignore. Might work with dbeta2 parameterization: y ~ dbeta2( p , theta ) logit(p) <- {as before}
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Aki Vehtari Aug 15
Related to my blog post, I found this great review "Cross-validation strategies for data with temporal, spatial, hierarchical, or phylogenetic structure" . Although it completely ignores all Bayesian cross-validation literature and ...
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Richard McElreath Aug 15
My dept employs a visual anthropologist, Dr Karl Frost. He has been traveling a lot this last year, working with different communities to put some warm ethnography on the cold quantitative data. He's started a blog with photos for now. Films to follow.
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Rafael Guerrero Aug 14
From me and , includes R package to calculate risk in your favorite tree!
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𝗘𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗔. 𝗪𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗺𝘀 Aug 14
Looking for book recommendations! 📚 My PhD pot expires 30/09 and I'd like to make good use of it. Into , , & . Working towards an academic career in Exp Psychology 🧠 Couple Hadley Wickhams already on the list! Please RT 🤝
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Richard McElreath Aug 14
My department has a whole unit devoted to turning raw records into clean, audited data tables. It's not glamorous, but it is part of trying to professionalize the field and reduce lag research->results.
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Bret Beheim Aug 14
Well-deserved praise for our data team at MPI-EVA, led by research coordinator Silke Atmaca and YT, in our ever-expanding quest to digitize field surveys for affiliated PIs.
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Richard McElreath Aug 13
Replying to @rlmcelreath
Prototypical example has appeared. The royal family has devoted their lives to producing & distributing high quality, ethically produced grain. It's time for the serfs to recognize that this is a valuable thing and worth the personal sacrifice.
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HRDAG Aug 13
We're hiring! Help us find our next team member:
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Richard McElreath Aug 13
elsevier |ˈɛlzəviːr| verb claim to solve a problem that exists only because of the speaker: • The king elseviered that more gold would allow him to promote democracy. • The assistant deans keep elseviering that they need more staff to process all the paperwork.
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Anne W. Rimoin Aug 9
I rescued this sweet named Kole 7 years ago from hunters in central and brought him to sanctuary 7 years ago. He was released back to the wild last week!! Split screen of the day I found him and now. Thx for recent photo!
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Real Scientists DE Aug 11
Auch das Rumlaufen mit wird untersucht. "In our busy lives, almost all of us have to walk with a cup of coffee."
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Richard McElreath Aug 10
Replying to @tomhouslay
So great to see this being used
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Tom Houslay Aug 10
Cool study and great application of multinomial models for behavioural analyses (as per Koster & 's great 2017 paper)
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Richard McElreath Aug 9
Bonus content in 's Bayes course is his incredibly soothing voice. 5 stars.
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Frank Harrell Aug 9
Statisticians need to show more leadership in battling cargo cult science. I really like this article:
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