Deterministic thinking (“dichotomania”): a problem in how we think, not just in how we act

Published: 13/09/2019
Deterministic thinking (“dichotomania”): a problem in how we think, not just in how we act
Source: STAT.COLUMBIA.EDU

This has come up before: – Basketball Stats: Don’t model the probability of win, model the expected score differential. – Econometrics, political science, epidemiology, etc.: Don’t model the probability of a discrete outcome, model the underlying continuous variable – Thinking like a statistician (continuously) rather than like a civilian (discretely) – Message to Booleans:

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