… and why you should always carry a healthy dose of skepticism in your back pocket.

I saw a chart the other day that highlighted the importance of bringing skepticism to any data analyses and visualizations we encounter. This post isn’t a dissertation, and it necessarily does not address the topic fully. But I think there are some good points I can make on the topic, and if it sparks a good conversation then I think it’s served a good purpose.

Here’s the chart that started me down this path:

The chart shows what appears to be an inverse relationship between average IQ estimates by college major and the proportion of women in said major’s…

Angela Bassa

Professional nerd by day, amateur nerd by night. Opinions all mine. http://angelabassa.com

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