Statistics vs Magical Thinking

Hanna Rosin gives us the scoop on the purported effects–and culture–of breastfeeding.  What a great reading assignment for my students!

Tip from Andy Eggers at the Social Science Statistics Blog.

Update (20 March).  Sob Sisters on both sides of the issue discuss it at 11DTip from Joanne Jacobs, whose comments are mercifully descriptive, rather than proscriptive.

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