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How eugenics shaped statistics

52 mins | Nov 5, 2020
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Exposing the damned lies of three science figures: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and Ronald Fisher. Eugenics is the controversial advocacy to ‘improve’ humanity by pursuing desirable hereditary traits. But how does it relate to statistics and why has it had such an important effect on them? The Mathematician Aubrey Clayton explains in Nautilus.
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