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In comparison with a standard gaussian random variable, does a distribution with heavy tails have higher kurtosis?

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What is a random variable and what isn't in regression models

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What misused statistical terms are worth correcting?

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Why is high positive kurtosis problematic for hypothesis tests?

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Many p-values are equal to 1 after Bonferroni correction; is it normal?

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Does this Q-Q plot indicates leptokurtic or platykurtic distribution?

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Is there a plateau-shaped distribution?

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How to interpret a QQ plot?

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Testing the linearity assumptions for categorical predictors

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Testing the assumption of normality in within, between and mixed designs

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Westfall says, "the proportion of the kurtosis that is determined by the central $\mu\pm\sigma$ range is usually quite small" but is the reverse true?

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Why is the bootstrapped median have poor kurtosis, but the bootstrapped mean have good kurtosis?

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Range of values of skewness and kurtosis for normal distribution

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Is a frequentist approach to inference appropriate when working with non-repeatable data?

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How the kurtosis value can determine the unhealthy event

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How is a Bimodal distribution platykurtic?

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Is classification only a machine learning problem?

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Why don't linear regression assumptions matter in machine learning?

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How do we visualize the Decomposition of Variance formula $\text{Var}[y] = \text{Var}_x[\text{E}[y|x]] + \text{E}_x[\text{Var}[y|x]]$?

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Correct interpretation of confidence interval for logistic regression?

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heteroskedasticity and logistic regression

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PCA and proportion of variance explained

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Does a "Normal Distribution" need to have mean=median=mode?

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Does glm.nb (in R) give inflated p-values when tested under the null?

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What are the worst (commonly adopted) ideas/principles in statistics?

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When (in the context of 'non-independent tests') does Bonferroni correction *not* yield the appropriate FWER?

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Correlated Residuals - The Big Bad Wolf of Statistics?

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Kurtosis relation to error in variance estimate

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"Peakedness" of a skewed probability density function

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Inference based on multiple hypothesis tests

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