How to avoid falling for manipulated data (via TED-Ed)


Information is important but critical thinking is more important. Not all information is good information and it’s important to question everything and avoid falling for manipulated data.

From Ted-Ed:

Statistics are persuasive. So much so that people, organizations, and whole countries base some of their most important decisions on organized data. But any set of statistics might have something lurking inside it that can turn the results completely upside down. Mark Liddell investigates Simpson’s paradox.

Source from TED-ed

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