This page includes books, blogs, podcasts, journals, and conferences about:

Computational Tools


R Markdown: The Definitive Guide
by Yihui Xie, J. J. Allaire, Garrett Grolemund

R Markdown Cookbook
by Yihui Xie, Christophe Dervieux

R for Data Science
by Garrett Grolemund, Hadley Wickham

blogdown: Creating Websites with R Markdown
by Yihui Xie, Amber Thomas, Alison Presmanes Hill


Biased and Inefficient
by Thomas Lumley
themes: survey, tidyverse

Credibly Curious
by Nick Tierney
themes: Rmarkdown, tidyverse

Data meets narratives
by Rebecca Barter
themes: tidyverse, reproducibility

Data Imaginist
by Thomas Lin Pedersen
themes: visualization

Erin Buchanan’s Blog
themes: rstats

Julia Silge’s blog
themes: rstats, tidyverse

Little Miss Data
by Laura Ellis
themes: visualization, maps

by hundreds of R bloggers
themes: misc

Variance Explained
by David Robinson

A List of Blog Posts About brms
by Paul Bürkner
themes: bayesian analysis

Statistical Methods and Research Practices


Casual Inference
by Lucy D’Agostino McGowan and Ellie Murray
themes: causal inference, epidemiology, biostatistics

The Black Goat
by Sanjay Srivastava, Alexa Tullett, and Simine Vazire
themes: psychology, science, replication, meta


Critical Inference
by Megan Higgs
themes: general, science, meta

Cyrus Samii’s Blog
themes: general, causal inference, experimental, replicability, rstats, political science

by Graeme Blair, Jasper Cooper, Alexander Coppock, and Macartan Humphreys
themes: general, reproducibility, diagnose design, rstats

Data Colada
by Uri Simonsohn, Leif Nelson, Joe Simmons
themes: psychology, replicability, behavioral science

Error Statistics Philosophy
by Deborah Mayo
themes: philosophy of science, meta

Jessica Logan’s Blog
themes: general, reproducibility, meta

Live Free or Dichotomize
by Lucy D’Agostino McGowan
themes: biostatistics, epidemiology, causal inference

Mad (Data) Scientist
by Norm Matloff
themes: rstats, machine learning, data science

Normal Deviate
by Larry Wasserman
themes: machine learning

Paul Hünermund’s Posts
themes: social science, economics

Simply Statistics
by Rafa Irizarry, Roger Peng, Jeff Leek
themes: epidemiology, biostatistics

Sometimess I’m Wrong
by Simine Vazire
themes: psychology, replicability, reproducibility, meta

Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
by Andrew Gelman
themes: general, modeling, social science, causal inference

Statistical Thinking
by Frank Harrell
themes: machine learning, biostatistics, bayesian

The Hardest Science
by Sanjay Srivastava
themes: psychology, replicability, science, meta

Zack Lipton’s Blog
themes: machine learning, AI

Discussion Platforms

Data Methods


Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science
Behavior Research Method
Collabra: Psychology
Journal of Causal Inference
Political Analysis
Psychological Methods
Sociological Methods & Research

Conferences and Meetings

American Causal Inference Conference
The Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science