Category Archives: Reading

Untangling SD from SE

If you are confused about the difference between standard deviation (SD) and standard error (SE), there is an excellent article here that should help clarify matters. For research students, this can practically mean the difference between receiving a praise or … Continue reading

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Science Classics

Find some time to read these books. Your mental state after reading them is a good way to judge whether a career in science is your cup of tea. 1. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin: Theodore Dobzhansky once remarked that nothing … Continue reading

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