Dec 20, 2021
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA)
episode, Peter and Bob dive deep into all things related to
studying studies to help one sift through all the noise to find the
signal. They define the various types of studies, how a study
progresses from idea to execution, and how to identify study
strengths and limitations. They explain how clinical trials work,
as well as the potential for bias and common pitfalls to watch out
for. They dig into key factors that contribute to the rigor (or
lack thereof) of an experiment, and they discuss how to measure
effect size, differentiate relative risk from absolute risk, and
what it really means when a study is statistically significant.
Finally, Peter lays out his personal process when reading through
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