This page lists and links to the required readings for the term. Titles might change as the term progresses. Refresh the page on your browser to see the latest version.
Dates indicate when the paper is to be discussed, so read well beforehand.
September 12 (assigned September 5): Wainer: How to display data badly
September 19 (etc): Hurlbert: Pseudoreplication and the design of experiments
October 3: Kelly and Price: Correcting for regression to the mean
Optional additional reading: Forstmeier 2011 and Schluter 1992 on a brain size fallacy.
October 10: Murtaugh: Simplicity in data analysis
October 24: Whittingham et al: Why do we still use stepwise regression?
Optional additional reading: Mundry & Nunn: more on stepwise regression
October 31: Cohen: The earth is round (p < 0.05)
November 7: Dochtermann & Jenkins: Working with multiple hypotheses
Optional additional reading: Betini et al: why are we not testing multiple hypotheses
November 14: Palmer: Publication bias in fluctuating asymmetry
November 21: Richman and Price: Evolution of ecological differences in warblers.
Optional additional reading: Price 1991 which shows the process of PCA more clearly.