Simpson’s Paradox and the Steelyard Graph

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Simpson’s Paradox and the Steelyard Graph
If you work with assessment statistics or just about any branch of social science, you may be familiar with Simpson’s paradox—the idea that data trends between subgroups change or disappear when the subgroups are aggregated. There are hundreds of examples of Simpson’s paradox, but for the sake of illustration, here is a simple example from Psychometrician Austin Fossey.
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