How Useful Is Nutritional Epidemiology?

The studies that gain the most attention from the media are usually nutritional epidemiological studies and these studies make everyone reconsider their beliefs about nutrition. However, there is a good reason to be skeptical of these types of studies and in this blog post, I explain why.

False Positives, FWER, and FDR Explained

False positives are something we must think about when making inferences, but not everyone is aware that the probability of getting a false positive skyrockets as more comparisons are made. In this blog post, I discuss the problem of false positives and controlling error rates.