May 25, 2016

Statistics on the radio

IMS Fellow Robert Kass featured in a radio interview with radio station WRSI, Where Statistics and Big Data and Your Brain Meet. In the interview, Rob Kass of Carnegie Mellon University, talked about the importance of statistics in brain function and human behavior while explaining the role statistics played in debunking a once-popular phenomenon known as the Bible Code.

In addition to instructing students within the Department of Statistics, Kass also works in CMU’s Machine Learning Department and is the interim co-chair of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition.

You can listen to the interview on the WRSI website at


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