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Outstanding book! Tells you all the ways stats are used to tell lies!Published 4 months ago by David E. Miller
Quick and enjoyable read! It is filled with humor and so many truths!Published 9 months ago by Alyssa Coppa
So many ways we can be lied to by junk mathematics and the author makes the revelations interesting.Published 10 months ago by D. J. Aten
Proofiness: The Dark Art of Mathematical Deception by Charles Seife examines the misuse of data and statistics in today's world. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Annette Lamb
Two degrees in mathematics and still learned some new tricks.Published 13 months ago by Barry McGhan
Mostly boring to anyone acquainted with Research Design and Methods. Though it probably clears up some confusion people have with statistics and studies.Published 14 months ago by A. Sutton
Lots of good, understandable examples. A good sort of reminder of stuff you might have learned in statistics, but without getting really into the math and with an emphasis on the... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jacquelyn Joan
The first four chapters or so of this book provide a good popular-level summary of ways in which numbers can be made to lie. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Joel E. Mitchell