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Sep 2 '20 at 14:57 comment added StoryMay Does "Nudging" mean "affecting the posterior"?
Aug 17 '20 at 16:58 comment added duckmayr Although I like the simple intuitive nature of this answer (hence the :+1:), I would warn that without caution this idea is dangerous; the prior does not nudge the posterior away from the likelihood, the likelihood nudges the posterior away from the prior (since the prior comes before your observed data, it must be the thing that is being nudged). I say dangerous because it can fuel misinformed critiques of Bayesian inference and/by leading to a fundamental misunderstanding of the project of Bayesian inference in the manner hinted in my last sentence.
Aug 17 '20 at 9:09 history answered dariober CC BY-SA 4.0