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Old 05-11-2017, 06:15 PM
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This looks like a worthwhile presentation that many actuaries could benefit from to me. Thanks for posting!
It's fake
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ASM does not have a discussion of stimulation, but considering how boring the manual is, maybe it would be a good idea.
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I think it's akin to the feather given to Dumbo.
Dumbo didn't fly before he got the feather, he did after he got the feather.

Placebos work.

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The SOA should denounce p-hacking, not enable it.
p-hacking sure sounds alot like actuaries who advocate basing pension discount rates on expected or historical equity returns
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Old 05-11-2017, 11:42 PM
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How so?
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Dumbo didn't fly before he got the feather, he did after he got the feather.

Placebos work.

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Cool comic, but placebos are NOT worthless even when the recipient knows he has received a placebo.
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https://redux.slate.com/cover-storie...is-broken.html
The gist of this (very interesting) article from Slate seems to be that all psychological research is suspect.
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Old 05-18-2017, 04:47 AM
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psychology is not an actual science. There is no math in psychology, unless you are that one guy.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:32 AM
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I remember that one time this little girl told me you either know how to present or you don't. Now look. Boomers are so stupid.
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