Struck by lightning : the curious world of probabilities

Contributors: Caughey, Chris.
2006, DAISY Talking Book , 1 audio disc (9 hrs., 59 min.) : Restricted to print disabled patrons.
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Summary/Review: Our fear of untoward events can be eased with the logic of statistics and probability, and knowing how to evaluate what the real odds of such events o more...
Summary/Review: Our fear of untoward events can be eased with the logic of statistics and probability, and knowing how to evaluate what the real odds of such events occurring. A multitude of applications of "the Probability Perspective" are laid out: calculating average losses at gambling, deciding which coincidences are truly surprising, understanding studies that show that a new drug reduces fatalities from a givin disease, oreven using uncertainty for one's own benefit.
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