Balan and Lamothe developed the textbook from their biostatistics lecture course introducing biology students to statistical reasoning
and modeling that are of critical importance to the foundations of modern biology.
It is a game that combines statistical reasoning
The purpose of the present study is to detect the statistical reasoning
errors that academic psychologists make when presented with the results of a statistical inference test.
This is followed by Reid and Carmichael's paper that describes how some Year 6 children have developed their statistical reasoning
by studying Asian countries.
Fundamentals of Statistical Reasoning
in Education, 4th Edition
Braude argues that these ideas led to a mathematical abstraction that created a tension between statistical reasoning
and intuition which continues to bedevil clinical medicine.
The statistics education research community has been discussing the lead in to inference, through informal inference, for some time, and for example the fifth Statistical Reasoning
, Thinking and Literacy Forum (SRTL-5 in 2005) had informal inferential reasoning as its theme.
A survey of 162 articles in three journals of statistics education from 2005 through 2009 indicated the following topics, with percentages of total topic presentations indicated in parentheses (van der Merwe & Wilkinson, 2010): teaching and learning (29%), statistical reasoning
(25%), computer use (15%), course design (12%), non-cognitive factors (10%), and non-empirical studies (9%).
In sampling and sample representativeness, students' responses on following item in the SLAS as shown below revealed several misconceptions evident in their statistical reasoning
That study, has been criticized by many, including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, because of flawed statistical reasoning
The GAISE target the development of statistical reasoning
abilities, thereby improving students' attitudes toward and self-beliefs about statistics.
Tamar Kushnir, assistant professor of human development, led a novel study that demonstrates how children as young as ages 3-4 use intuitive statistical reasoning
to infer the inner preferences of others.