Member Training: Probability Rules and Applications

by Karen Grace-Martin

Do you remember all those probability rules you learned (or didn’t) in intro stats? You know, things like the P(A|B)?While you may have thought that these rules were only about balls and urns (who pulls balls from urns anyway?), it’s actually not true.

It turns out that having a good understanding of these rules (as well as actually remembering them) does come in handy when you’re doing data analysis.

There are so many situations and methods in statistics that draw directly from those rules. Everything from p-values to logistic regression to maximum likelihood estimation are all direct applications of these rules. In this webinar, we’re going to review those rules, with examples of when they come up in statistical methods that you use and are learning.

Note: This training is an exclusive benefit to members of the Statistically Speaking Membership Program and part of the Stat’s Amore Trainings Series. Each Stat’s Amore Training is approximately 90 minutes long.

About the Instructor

Karen Grace-Martin helps statistics practitioners gain an intuitive understanding of how statistics is applied to real data in research studies.

She has guided and trained researchers through their statistical analysis for over 15 years as a statistical consultant at Cornell University and through The Analysis Factor. She has master’s degrees in both applied statistics and social psychology and is an expert in SPSS and SAS.

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