How stats fool juries

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”

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I love learning. I love connecting. I love interdisciplinarity.
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