Statistical Rethinking

Multilevel models and the index-variable approach

The set-up PhD candidate Huaiyu Liu recently reached out with a question about how to analyze clustered data. Liu’s basic setup was an experiment with four conditions. The dependent variable was binary, where success = 1, fail = 0.

Bayesian meta-analysis in brms-II

Preamble In Section 14.3 of my (2020a) translation of the first edition of McElreath’s (2015) Statistical rethinking, I included a bonus section covering Bayesian meta-analysis. For my (2020b) translation of the second edition of the text (McElreath, 2020), I’d like to include another section on the topic, but from a different perspective.

Bayesian meta-analysis in brms

[edited Apr 21, 2021] Preamble I released the first bookdown version of my Statistical Rethinking with brms, ggplot2, and the tidyverse project a couple weeks ago. I consider it the 0.

bookdown, My Process

tl;dr I just self-published a book-length version of my project Statistical Rethinking with brms, ggplot2, and the tidyverse. By using Yihui Xie’s bookdown package, I was able to do it for free.