This page lists and links to the required readings for the term. Readings 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 11 (assigned September 5): Wainer: How to display data badly
September 18 (etc): Hurlbert: Pseudoreplication and the design of experiments
October 2: Kelly and Price: Correcting for regression to the mean
Optional additional reading: Forstmeier 2011 and Schluter 1992 on a brain size fallacy.
October 9: Murtaugh: Simplicity in data analysis
October 23: Whittingham et al: Why do we still use stepwise regression?
Optional additional reading: Mundry & Nunn: more on stepwise regression
October 30: Cohen: The earth is round (p < 0.05)
November 6: Dochtermann & Jenkins: Working with multiple hypotheses
Optional additional reading: Betini et al: why are we not testing multiple hypotheses
November 13: Palmer: Publication bias in fluctuating asymmetry
November 20: Longmuir et al: Multivariate biodiversity gradients