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How do you pronounce that? Twitter Polls, Academic Language, and Data Science

Over the years, I have asked a fair amount of questions on Twitter in the form of polls. Many of these have to do with pronunciation, …

Making a Correlation Table with Highlighted Values

This blog post is inspired by a structural equation modeling class I am currently taking. Part of assessing model fit is examining …

Exploratory Factor Analysis Tables in R

I am currently taking a psychometrics courses, and in this psychometrics course we have just finished reviewing exploratory factor …

What do institutional policies have to say about #flyingless?

This summer, I undertook a small research project that examined institutional policies related to climate change. These mostly included …

R/R Markdown Table Options for Multilevel Models

I am currently taking a multilevel modeling class in my PhD program. It is week 3-ish and I am learning a lot. The course is …

Making APA Tables with the gt Package

R has always been a very powerful statistical analysis tool. With the development of ggplot, it has also become an extremely powerful …

Air Travel Emissions Calculator in R

Note: this is now a package! I am hoping to soon be working with a data set of travel data for which I will need to calculate carbon …

Exploring #flyingless on Twitter with TAGS

I recently started using TAGS to start archiving Twitter posts with key search phrases for later exploration and possible research. One …

Assessing Your Carbon Footprint with Google Location Data

Google collects a lot of data on us. If you have Google Maps, chances are your location is being tracked, too. Unless, of course, you …

Speaking of Data

Read this aloud: “We need more data.” How did you pronounce the word “data”? Was the “da” in data pronounced like day or was the “a” in …