Jesse Kelly’s P-value extravaganza

P-value extravaganza, a comic (!) video on the basics of hypothesis testing. Statistics applied to beer, but not how you think. I think that everybody who’s taught (frequentist) statistics has wanted to do what Fisher does to the guy who says that the p value is the probability that the null hypothesis is true. And how had I not heard the mnemonic that “the null hypothesis is the dull hypothesis”? I tend to call it the “boring hypothesis” or the “uninteresting hypothesis” which has much the same meaning but doesn’t rhyme.

(I drink beer out of bottles, so I hadn’t heard of the example on which this video is based.)

By Jesse Kelly, apparently a grad student at the University of Texas. Via Christian Perfect, who also pointed out youtube’s automatically generated math feed.

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