Resources for Learning Bayesian Statistics

As a social scientist turned data scientist, my graduate school training taught me a lot of frequentist statistics that has served me well in my career since. However, there’s one thing that frequentist statistics can’t solve, and that’s my lack of a personality. For that, we’ve got Bayesian statistics, the perfect substitute. I’ve spent the last year or so gradually trying to become more Bayesian in my approach to statistical reasoning and analysis, and while there’s quite a few really good resources for supporting that journey, it can be a little difficult to know where to start....

May 10, 2022 · 8 min · 1603 words