Is all that coffee I’m drinking hurting me? Talking about causality in Intro Stats


In this talk, I addressed some of the problems I have observed that may be inhibiting students’ ability to make appropriate causal inferences, including ambiguity in language and lack of facility in multivariate thinking and I will consider what we might do in the first (and often last) non-mathematical course in statistics, to give our students a deeper, practical understanding.

Slides (pdf)

SSC Annual Meeting 2017