# 2.S: Fitting Statistical Models to Data (Summary)

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## Footnotes

1: I assume here that you have little interest in organisms other than lizards.

2: And, often, concludes that we just "need more data" to get the answer that we want.

3: Especially in fields like genomics where multiple testing and massive Bonferroni corrections are common; one can only wonder at the legions of type II errors that are made under such circumstances.

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