A survival guide to the misinformation age

scientific habits of mind by D. J. Helfand

Written in English
Published: Pages: 325 Downloads: 407
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Subjects:

  • Missing observations (Statistics),
  • Science,
  • Methodology,
  • Statistics,
  • Scientific Errors

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid J. Helfand
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ172.5.E77 H45 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 325 pages
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27202429M
ISBN 100231168721
ISBN 109780231168724
LC Control Number2015034152
OCLC/WorldCa921926663

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