Data plays an increasingly central role in society, yet most people have poor statistical literacy. That puts us in a dangerous spot
Brexit, bacon and murder. A take on how we imbue statistics with meaning, and on how to lead clear communication about them.
.- The numerate citizen: Civic life today depends on a basic level of statistical literacy – via
Good citizenship depends on basic statistical literacy – via
As an organization dedicated to using reliable #data to help animals, we believe statistical literacy is crucial for a well-informed public. #statistics
Why #Brexit maths never added up
The importance of being wise about statistics and what to do with them...‘The numbers have no way of speaking for themselves. We speak for them. We imbue them with meaning.’
Good citizenship depends on basic statistical literacy – via
Understanding calculus isn’t necessary to be an informed citizen. Understanding statistics is. College admissions should recognize that (my view). via