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Mon 14th Jun 2010

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Do antidepressants work?

Controversy over the effectiveness of antidepressants such as Prozac, provoked by an article by Irving Kirsch and colleagues in 2008 in PLOS Medicine, shows no sign of declining.

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Wed 26th May 2010

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London Murders: a predictable pattern?

Murders in London regularly make headlines. On a single day in July 2008, four people were murdered in separate incidents on a single day. But was this a statistical freak?

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Wed 23rd Jun 2010

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Making Sense of Statistics

Straight Statistics collaborated with Sense about Science to produce a simple guide to numerical and statistical traps, Making Sense of Statistics.

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Tue 14th Apr 2009

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