STATS ARTICLES 2011

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The Presenter's Paradox
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, December 13, 2011

Brilliant ideas from the Washington Post: Learning math is stupid!
Rebecca Goldin PhD and Cindy Merrick, December 13, 2011

Fitness vs. Fatness: Which is more important?
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, December 13, 2011

15 Key Insights From 2011 From 15 Key Thinkers And Writers
Trevor Butterworth, Forbes, December 13, 2011

Who blew up the 'bridge to the future'?
Jon Entine, The Ethical Corporation, December 13, 2011

Vital Statistics: Thanksgiving Edition
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, November 22, 2011

Are smart kids really more likely to use drugs?
Rebecca Goldin PhD, November 22, 2011

Breast Cancer Fund's Scary Thanksgiving Study Is A Turkey
Trevor Butterworth, Forbes, November 16, 2011

BPA and Babies: New Research From FDA Focuses On What Happens In Womb
Trevor Butterworth, Forbes, November 14, 2011

Breastfeeding and leukemia: Another reason to blame moms or to be suspicious of breastfeeding mania?
Rebecca Goldin, PhD and Cindy Merrick, November 11, 2011

Gen X superior to baby boomers
STATS Blog, By Rachel Salabes, November 4, 2011

Is Soda A Smoking Gun For Teen Violence -- Or Just Statistical Illiteracy?
By Trevor Butterworth, Forbes, November 2, 2011

Top Government Scientists Catch Media's Favorite Anti BPA Researcher in Absurd Claims, Ties To Trial Lawyers
By Trevor Butterworth, Forbes, October 27, 2011

Media Bites Manliness Marketing
STATS Blog, By Cindy Merrick, October 24, 2011

The Media's Gas Problem
By S. Robert Lichter, PhD, October 18, 2011

Make up maketh the woman
STATS Blog, By Rachel Salabes, October 7, 2011

Vital Statistics
STATS Blog, By Rachel Salabes, September 26, 2011

Op-Ed: The ‘current trends’ con
By Trevor Butterworth, The Daily, September 19, 2011

Styrene in the Crosshairs: Competing Standards Confuse Public, Regulators
By Jon Entine, September 14, 2011

SpongeBob Squ….Oh look, a butterfly!
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, September 13, 2011

Op-Ed: Pure to a fault
By Trevor Butterworth, The Daily, September 12, 2011

Fear of embarrassment
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, September 2, 2011

Paper and Plastic: When Political Ideology Trumps Sound Science
By Jon Entine, The American, September 1, 2011

I want to be alone (with my cellphone)
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, August 17, 2011

Vital Statistics
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, August 1, 2011

Toxic Alert: There’s a Killer, C8, Lurking in Your Kitchen, Says the Associated Press—Oops, Maybe Not!
By Jon Entine, August 1, 2011

Is sitting as dangerous as smoking?
Rebecca Goldin Ph.D and Michael Adams, July 27, 2011

Wealth does not equal mental health?
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, July 27, 2011

New York Times Ombudsman Rebukes his Own Paper for Reporting Lapses on Natural Gas
STATS Blog, Jon Entine, July 18, 2011

Alcohol and Accidents: Can One Drink Kill?
Dr. S. Robert Lichter, July 14, 2011

Breastfeeding and the Risk of SIDS
Rebecca Goldin Ph.D and Cindy Merrick, July 12, 2011

Can texting help you quit smoking?
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, July 8, 2011

The NRDC's Attack on Science: Will California Cave to Political Pressure in Regulating Bisphenol A (BPA)?
Jon Entine, July 8, 2011

Can texting help you quit smoking?
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, July 8, 2011

What’s the Value of a Statistical Life?
Rebecca Goldin Ph.D and Cindy Merrick, June 27, 2011

No need to fear the Dirty Dozen
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, June 27, 2011

Has Washington State gone overboard?
STATS blog, June 24, 2011

Why saving lives can lead to bad statistics
Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D. & Michael Adams, June 20, 2011

A new study finds that video games can make you…kinder?
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, June 17, 2011

Does debt really boost self-esteem for young adults? Is it just like getting a tattoo?
Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D. & Michael Adams, June 13, 2011

Is soaking up culture the key to health and happiness?
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, June 10, 2011

Cell phones – as (non) Cancerous as Coffee, Firefighting?
By Trevor Butterworth, June 3, 2011

Should you major in journalism only if you have a trust fund?
STATS blog, Trevor Butterworth, June 3, 2011

Jell-O heads versus Journalists: Who Slipped up on a Report About Scientists Going Wild in Antarctica?
By Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D., June 1, 2011

Is the workplace contributing to higher obesity rates?
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, May 27, 2011

One third of ERs have closed in past twenty years, study says
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, May 18, 2011

Study Design
By Cindy Merrick and Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D., May 10, 2011

Brain strain
STATS blog, Rachel Salabes, May 10, 2011

Peace through statistics
STATS blog, Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D., May 4, 2011

Vital Statistics
STATS blog, May 2, 2011

Headlining Can Be a Dark Matter
Cindy Merrick and Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D., April 29, 2011

Happiness is… overtime?
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, April 18, 2011

Jon Entine’s Crop Chemophobia comes “highly recommended”
STATS Blog, April 14, 2011

Recession hits baby manufacturing
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, April 4, 2011

Wealth, White Women, and Cancer
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, March 25, 2011

Vital Statistics
STATS Blog, March 18, 2011

Media play down fear of teaching evolution
Cindy Merrick, March 7, 2011

United States vs. Canada: Which has the lower obesity rate?
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, March 4, 2011

Scary or spurious? Diet soda and the statistical probability of stroke
Rebecca Goldin, PhD and Cindy Merrick, March 3, 2011

Unbearable Costs?
Trevor Butterworth, February 28, 2011

Popularity's arms race
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, February 24, 2011

Women like ambiguous men
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, February 14, 2011

Married with correlates
Cindy Merrick, February 14, 2011

Model terrorism
Cindy Merrick, February 7, 2011

Literal heartbreak from losing the Super Bowl or silly statistics?
Rebecca Goldin Ph.D, February 3, 2011

Privatizing kills! Or does it?
Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D and S. Robert Lichter, Ph.D, January 26, 2011

College for dummies
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, January 24, 2011

Can breastfeeding halt obesity - or is the media misreading the research?
Rebecca Goldin Ph.D, January 21, 2011

Keep your mind on the road and your hand upon the wheel
STATS Blog, Rachel Salabes, January 7, 2011