TED Talk by Peter Donnelly “How stats fool juries“. We are all more credulous than we realize.
“Oxford mathematician Peter Donnelly reveals the common mistakes humans make in interpreting statistics — and the devastating impact these errors can have on the outcome of criminal trials. Peter Donnelly is an expert in probability theory who applies statistical methods to genetic data — spurring advances in disease treatment and insight on our evolution. He’s also an expert on DNA analysis, and an advocate for sensible statistical analysis in the courtroom”