Reine Escalona

Obsession About Bias

Have you ever considered that bias might not be as detrimental as it’s often portrayed? What if the quest for precision in your estimates could actually benefit from a careful balance with bias? In this insightful episode, I challenge the traditional view that bias is inherently negative by exploring its relationship with precision. Through examples …

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Aspects of Placebo Response

Have you ever wondered what factors drive the placebo response in clinical trials? Join me today as we uncover the truth behind placebo responses and explore the fascinating factors driving these responses in medical research. We’ll also cover some design aspects to mitigate this response.  Here are the highlights in this episode:

Data Visualisation – A Great Topic For Building Your Reputation

In today’s short Friday episode, I talk about into a topic close to my heart—one that I’ve repeatedly leveraged to enhance my reputation: data visualization. Amidst the complexities of statistical analysis, data visualization stands out as a beacon of clarity. Unlike many other statistical techniques that demand extensive explanation, data visualization speaks for itself. With …

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The 5 Dysfunctions Of A Team

Have you ever found yourself frustrated by the dynamics within your team, wondering why certain dysfunctions seem to persist despite your best efforts? Are you curious to explore the intricacies of team dynamics and discover actionable strategies to overcome common challenges? Do you aspire to lead your team towards a culture of trust, collaboration, and …

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Why To Be A Volunteer And How To Become One Within The Effective Statistician Community

Today, I’m diving into the world of volunteering within the statistical community. Have you ever wondered why you should volunteer your time and skills?Or perhaps how to get involved with the Effective Statistician community? Well, you’re in the right place. In this episode, I explore the diverse benefits of volunteering, from expanding your network to …

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Help Your Company Know What It Knows (Part 2)

In this episode, I guide you through our continued journey into the challenges around handling summary statistics. Building on our previous discussions, today we dive into the transformative solutions that extend beyond just the CDISC standards. In Part 1, we navigated through the challenges of traditional data storage via CDISC, introduced results dataset storage, and …

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