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Andrew Gelman

One thing, though: power pose still works for horses: http://amycuddy.com/horses-can-benefit-from-power-posing-too/


I particularly like this sentence: "Kathy and I discovered that trainers have been getting their horses to power pose for a long time — for more than two thousand years, in fact"

which we can juxtapose with this sentence from their response to the Ranehill, et. al. critique: "Participants in Ranehill et al.’s study held the poses 300% as long as participants
in Carney et al.’s study. Duration and comfort of poses are very likely to be moderators."


I was recently reviewing an ethics application and it seemed like they were going to do a similar analysis, so obviously there are people who don't realise what they are doing. To someone who hasn't had an education in mathematical statistics. It probably makes sense to them. I have a 100 subjects and it doesn't give a clear result, so I will get a 100 more and see if that works.

It actually would make an interesting question for students to work out what is the actual distribution of the test statistic and what therefore is actual p value compared to the calculated.

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