Basic statistics theory
Introduction: why statistics?
Which statistical test do you need to analyze your data?
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Categorical or quantitative?
Categorical or quantitative?
Data types
Are the data drawn from a normal distribution?
Normally distributed?
What if the data are not normally distributed?
Do the groups have equal spreads?
Dependent or independent data?
How many factors are represented in the data?
Choosing the right statistical test
Hormone data set
Extended hormone data set
Gender differences in anxiety
Splice variants data
Before and after data
Post hoc tests
Mouse axon lengths
Hormone with multiple treatments data
Multiple comparisons data
Hormone during physical activity data
Regression
How to describe your data?
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Mode to describe the center of the data
Mode to describe the center
Median to describe the center of the data
Median to describe the center
Mean to describe the center of the data
Mean to describe the center
How to analyze ratios?
Analyze ratios
Variation ratio to describe the spread of the data
Variation ratio to describe the spread
Interquartile range to describe the spread of the data
Describing data
Standard deviation to describe the spread of the data
How to describe your data?
How to describe data?
Interpretation of the mean
Mean of a data set
Standard error of the mean and confidence intervals
Meaning of confidence intervals
Replicates: what is n?
Replicates
Replicates: what to do when you work with cell cultures?
What is n?
How to report the outcome of a test?
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How do statistical tests work?
Data used by statistical tests
What to report for a statistical test?
How to interpret pvalues?
pvalues are not the word of God
How the report the outcome of statistical tests that compare 2 groups?
How to report the outcome of a paired ttest?
How to report the outcome of statistical tests that compare more than 2 groups?
How to visualize data and statistics?
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How to visualize the data?
Interpretation of SDs?
How to visualize statistics?
Interpretation of 95% CIs?
Bar charts
Bar charts are made to compare heights
Colors in graphs
How to visualize the results of the statistical tests?
Graphs of different statistical tests
What if the Xaxis is quantitative?
How to choose sample sizes?
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False positives and false negatives
Analyzing and increasing the power of your experiment
Correlations: how to calculate them and what do they mean?
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What is correlation?
Interpretation of correlation
For what can you use correlations?
Don’t use Excel for statistics
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Don’t use Excel for statistics
More info?
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Further reading/watching
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Mode to describe the center of the data
Mode to describe the center
Median to describe the center of the data
Median to describe the center
Mean to describe the center of the data
Mean to describe the center
How to analyze ratios?
Analyze ratios
Variation ratio to describe the spread of the data
Variation ratio to describe the spread
Interquartile range to describe the spread of the data
Describing data
Standard deviation to describe the spread of the data
How to describe your data?
How to describe data?
Interpretation of the mean
Mean of a data set
Standard error of the mean and confidence intervals
Meaning of confidence intervals
Replicates: what is n?
Replicates
Replicates: what to do when you work with cell cultures?
What is n?
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