Tag Archives: Bayes Factor

Zoltan Dienes

In this episode JP and Alex interview Zoltan Dienes. They discuss Zoltan's passion for the martial arts, 
why Bayesian inference could be more Popperian than you might think, 
and the easiest way to start using Bayesian statistics in practice.

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Notes and links:

- Zoltan’s book: https://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Psychology-Science-Introduction-Statistical/dp/023054231X
- Zoltan’s Bayes references and Bayes factor calculator: http://www.lifesci.sussex.ac.uk/home/Zoltan_Dienes/inference/Bayes.htm
- Four reasons to prefer Bayesian over significance testing: https://link.springer.com/article/10.3758/s13423-017-1266-z

JP and Alex 2.0

In this episode JP and Alex catch up with each other and talk about how they like podcasting so far, Alex’s experience doing a joint MS/Phd in stats and cognitive science, JP’s new paper responding to the p<.005 debate, and their future plans for the podcast.

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Notes and links:

  • JP’s entry into the .005 debate: https://link.springer.com/article/10.3758/s13423-018-1523-9 (preprint: https://psyarxiv.com/rbm8y)
  • Notes on Kullback-Leibler divergence: https://psyarxiv.com/5vhzu/

Dan Simons and Steve Lindsay

In this fourth episode Alex interviews two prominent journal editors in psychology, Dan Simons and Steve Lindsay. Dan is professor of Psychology at the university of Illinois and chief editor of Advances in Methods and Practices in psychological science. Steve is professor of psychology at university of Victoria and chief editor at Psychological Science. They discuss their academic histories, the reproducibility crisis from the perspective of journal editors, and their optimism about new initiatives to reform psychological science.

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Eric-Jan Wagenmakers

Episode 2: show notes

In this second episode, Alex and JP interview Eric-Jan (E.-J.) Wagenmakers. Among other things, they discuss how E.-J. got into Bayesian statistics, chess addiction, and the P < .005 controversy.

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