Two days ago I watched a colleague of mine teaching middle schoolers about Geogebra, I am so proud of her!

TIL "a priori" and "a posteriori" are Latin locutions,that's why they can be found in English literature. Always thought they were Italian.

Mfw the book says "obviously" but to me it is not obvious at all 😠

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@olivia
By reading your article, I see you need flexible statistics software more than pure programming. Still, you're perfectly right, I wasn't aware how you psychologists need to use R or Matlab and for those it is propaedeutic to know how to define a simple function or a for cycle in a programming language. From my experience, among my colleagues girls hate programming the most, yet they use Octave almost without batting an eye. About free software, have you tried PSPP instead of SPSS?

@m4lvin I think I got it now: there are four cards, two are showing a letter E or F and the other two are showing a number 2 or 3. Thanks!

@m4lvin
I don't understand the question. Are E, F, 2 and 3 cards or possible faces? Are you implying there may be more than one card with specific letters and numbers, like two F3 or something?

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Queues at the canteen are becoming longer every day.

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