When done correctly, statistical analyses can help scientists validate theories, discover new insights and move science forwards. Too often, however, these analyses are done incorrectly, leading to flawed results and incorrect newspaper headlines. In my talk I will outline common statistical mistakes and how to recognise these.
Casper Albers is full professor on the chair "Applied Statistics and Data Visualisation" at the University of Groningen. His research interests include development of statistical models for intensive longitudinal data and communication of statistical concepts. He blogs about statistics on: http://blog.casperalbers.nl