The title of this post is a quote from baseball great Yogi Berra. Yogi was famous for saying things that sounded kind of strange, but had some wisdom in them, but I bet he never thought he’d be quoted in a statistics blog!
The title of this post is a quote from Herman Friedman, my favorite professor in graduate school. Herman was one of my most important professors; he not only taught the subject matter, he taught how to think about statistics. What did he mean when he said
If you’re not surprised, you haven’t learned anything
When I was in graduate school, one professor actually said “If you don’t understand the results, just report the p-value. That’s what matters”. This is statistical stupidity.
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