How I Was Diagnosed With Ulcerative Colitis: Bayesianism and Eliminative Abduction

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.


How to Install Meta-Analysis Commands in Stata

Stata, a statistical software package by StataCorp, boasts an impressive suite of meta-analysis features. metan is the Stata module for fixed and random effects meta-analysis. metafunnel “plots funnel plots: graphical displays used to examine whether the results of a meta-analysis may have been affected by publication or other types of bias.” These two commands did not come with Stata 10 by default; users of this and a number of subsequent versions of Stata have to download and install these user-written meta-analysis commands themselves.