Easy confidence intervals and p-values

Easy confidence intervals and p-values

Confidence intervals, confidence level and p-values simply explained! Let’s talk about p-values and confidence intervals! They’re very common statistical terms, and I thought I had a clear understanding of what both are, but turns out that language can be...
Correlation does not imply causation

Correlation does not imply causation

Simple explanation of what is correlation, positive and negative correlation, and the correlation coefficient r. In this post I will try to give you a simple and practical explanation of correlation. Correlation is one of the most used statistical techniques. However,...
How to interpret a volcano plot

How to interpret a volcano plot

What is a volcano plot? Imagine you are carrying out an RNAseq experiment. You have a group of cells A and a group of cells B. Group B was treated with a drug. Now you want to see what effect the drug has in gene expression. Does the drug cause some genes to be...