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    Effect Sizes

    I regularly forget standard rules of interpretation for effect sizes when running analyses. I figured I’d put these here so I can quickly refer to them when needed. For more details on most effect sizes, Wikipedia is always useful. Cohen’s d Cohen’s d is typically used when doing t-tests. The basic calculation is the difference […]

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    Monty Python In My Work

    I know it’s kind of silly (not this silly) but I have, somewhat subtly in some cases, slipped in references to Monty Python and several other favorite movies, TV shows, or video games in several of my publications. Why? Life is short. Have some fun. Laugh a little. Here’s a list of my publications with […]

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    Privacy Policy

    Who we are Our website address is: https://www.ryantcragun.com/. What personal data we collect and why we collect it Comments When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from […]

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    Secular Holiday Music

    Here is a list of re-written holiday music with universal, secular themes and values:   While not exactly what I had in mind, you may also want to check out Scientific Songs of Praise on youtube.  I’m not into science worship, but the production quality is top notch.

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    Journals

    Below is a list of journals that publish social scientific research on religion (and nonreligion): Sociology Journals (primarily) Critical Research on Religion Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion Nova Religio Religião e Sociedade (Portuguese or Spanish) Review of Religious Research Secularism and Nonreligion (OA) Social Compass Sociology of […]

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    modified Monopoly rules

      To help illustrate different economic systems in my Social Stratification course, I decided to use the well-known game, Monopoly, but alter the rules to more accurately reflect the various economic systems that have been employed in various countries (or, the case of Marx’s communism, were proposed and occasionally implemented on small scales in utopian […]

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