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A rant/ plus my continued quest to learn epidemiology

I am undertaking some difficult classes these days. Speaking with Mr. Black a week or so ago, I was reminded of using a technique for remembering. I guess I have used some techniques in the past, but I did not "know" what to call them.  I did not  know that people pay thousands of dollars to learn "how to learn," or use some techniques someone in Memphis is trying to inspire people to teach THEMSELVES.  Yes... we have a man in our town who has mastered much of what there is to know about…


Added by Quita on March 17, 2011 at 10:30pm — 6 Comments

FYI-Free language site


It's old material but its free- take advantage. 


"These courses were developed by the United States government and are in the public domain.

This site is dedicated to making these language courses freely available in an electronic format. This site is not affiliated in any way with any government entity;…


Added by Quita on March 13, 2011 at 1:24pm — 1 Comment

Linking lyrics to statistics

The text in parentheses explains what relationship the words in this poem have to the concepts in epidemiology and stats... these are some tough relationships to remember but I thought that using something I like to do (writing poems and lyrics) would help me learn this high level math. Hope you can use this to assist you. It may not help you or make sense to you but it really has helped me.



I'm trying to get a PhD

I took statistics but they still tryna…


Added by Quita on March 12, 2011 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Race and health

 I have wanted to ask this question... so here goes

I have attended the seminars on race and fully understand how this concept of race came about. I am working on my dissertation and the literature that I am reading refer to race as a characteristics that is a determinant of specific risk factors (high blood pressure, obesity, kidney disease, depression). When statistics were run on a study similiar to the one I am working on it  "showed" that there was a significant difference of a…


Added by Quita on January 13, 2011 at 4:51pm — 14 Comments

Tiger mothers- Raising children the chinese way


Check out this podcast and share your thoughts.

Added by Quita on January 13, 2011 at 1:18pm — 7 Comments

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