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Finding Humor in Statistics and Teaching Statistics with Humor

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Cross Validated : Statistically Humorous Cartoons and Related Content

Speaking of “dated”: Two statisticians who are also colleagues become romantically involved. They cannot wait until Friday and Saturday nights so that they can go out on a data together.
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Spending a great deal of time with statistics can be very bad for your health as this will cause your days to be numbered.
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A statistician’s wife had twins. He was delighted. He rang the minister who was also delighted. “Bring them to church on Sunday and we’ll baptize them,” said the minister. “No,” replied the statistician. “Baptize one. We’ll keep the other as a control.”

STATS: The Magazine For Students of Statistics, Winter 1996, Number 15
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”       DATABASE SEARCH RESULTS : STATISTICS : DATA : HUMOR : BOOKS: Statistics Books Served with a Generous Helping of Humor FROM Google Books
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Statistics with a Sense of Humor: A Humorous Workbook and Guide to Study Skills
Author Fred Pyrczak
Edition 2, illustrated
Publisher Pyrczak Publishing, 1999
ISBN 1884585108, 9781884585104
Length 136 pages

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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
Author Charles Wheelan
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company, 2013
ISBN 0393089827, 9780393089820
Length 302 pages

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Success at Statistics: A Worktext with Humor
Author Fred Pyrczak
Edition 2, revised
Publisher Pyrczak Publishing, 2002
ISBN 188458540X, 9781884585401
Length 392 pages

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Success at Statistics: A Worktext with Humor
Author Fred Pyrczak
Edition 2, revised
Publisher Pyrczak Publishing, 2002
ISBN 188458540X, 9781884585401
Length 392 pages

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How to Lie with Statistics
Author Darrell Huff
Illustrated by Irving Geis
Edition illustrated
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company, 2010
ISBN 0393070875, 9780393070873
Length 144 pages
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Teaching statistics using humorous anecdotes

[False Drops in search results can also be unintentionally humorous as humor, along with many other words, have other meanings and add irrelevant sources to search results.]

The effect of the water-drinking test on aqueous humor dynamics in healthy volunteers

[One may also find sources that provide a statistical analysis of humor rather than a discussion of humorous content about statistics.]

Humor: Its origin and development

What’s funny about statistics? A technique for reducing student anxiety

Humor, stress, and coping strategies

Analyzing conversational data in GTVH terms: A new approach to the issue of identity construction via humor

Three methods to engage students in the introductory statistics course: Humor, active learning, and relevant examples

The adaptive value of humor and laughter

[On the other hand, these results also teach teachers how in general to use humor in the classroom to increase the level of student learning in the classroom as in the example above. For me, humor in classes and client interactions is a sacred tool as I puntificate frequently.]

[Search results also have sources that consider humor in different contexts]

Children’s humor: A psychological analysis

Humor and laughter: An anthropological approach

Humor and advertising effectiveness after repeated exposures to a radio commercial

Creativity and humor: Integration and incongruity

Statistics? You must be joking: The application and evaluation of humor when teaching statistics

Toward a sense of organizational humor: Implications for organizational diagnosis and change

Cognitive development and children’s comprehension of humor

No laughing matter: Patterns of humor in the workplace

IS HUMOR AN APPRECIATED TEACHING TOOL? PERCEPTIONS OF PROFESSORS’TEACHING STYLES AND USE OF HUMOR

Using humor to teach statistics: Must they be orthogonal?
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Content Sample of Source Titles Found with this Search

Teaching statistics using humorous anecdotes

[False Drops in search results can also be unintentionally humorous as humor, along with many other words, have other meanings and add irrelevant sources to search results.]

The effect of the water-drinking test on aqueous humor dynamics in healthy volunteers

[One may also find sources that provide a statistical analysis of humor rather than a discussion of humorous content about statistics.]

Humor: Its origin and development

What’s funny about statistics? A technique for reducing student anxiety

Humor, stress, and coping strategies

Analyzing conversational data in GTVH terms: A new approach to the issue of identity construction via humor

Three methods to engage students in the introductory statistics course: Humor, active learning, and relevant examples

The adaptive value of humor and laughter

[On the other hand, these results also teach teachers how in general to use humor in the classroom to increase the level of student learning in the classroom as in the example above. For me, humor in classes and client interactions is a sacred tool as I puntificate frequently.]

[Search results also have sources that consider humor in different contexts]

Children’s humor: A psychological analysis

Humor and laughter: An anthropological approach

Humor and advertising effectiveness after repeated exposures to a radio commercial

Creativity and humor: Integration and incongruity

Statistics? You must be joking: The application and evaluation of humor when teaching statistics

Toward a sense of organizational humor: Implications for organizational diagnosis and change

Cognitive development and children’s comprehension of humor

No laughing matter: Patterns of humor in the workplace

IS HUMOR AN APPRECIATED TEACHING TOOL? PERCEPTIONS OF PROFESSORS’TEACHING STYLES AND USE OF HUMOR

Using humor to teach statistics: Must they be orthogonal?

Student ratings of 10 strategies for using humor in college teaching

Statistical Jokes and Social Effects

Detective work on Statistics Street: teaching statistics through humorous analogy

[Funny can also cause false drops]

A funny thing happened on the way to the data bank: A real-time data set for macroeconomists

The psychobiological silly season-or-what happens when neurophysiological data become psychological theories

Perceived humor and social network patterns in a sample of task-oriented groups: a reexamination of prior research

Success at statistics: A worktext with humor

The primer of humor research

The linear organization of jokes: analysis of two thousand texts

A funny thing happened on the way to the bottom line: Humor as a moderator of leadership style effects

Humor as a data base for the study of aging

The functional anatomy of humor: segregating cognitive and affective components

National differences in “sense of humor”: Three experimental and statistical studies

Effects of jocular instructional methods on attitudes, anxiety, and achievement in statistics courses

“If we didn’t use humor, we’d cry”: Humorous coping communication in health care settings

Teaching and learning with humor: Experiment and replication

Using humor in the college classroom to enhance teaching effectiveness in’ dread courses’.
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Humor can be found in the fact that this Evidence Based Medical Database’s name has little to do with tourism, but there are 494 sources in this database that are found with a search of the word tourism.
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