Bash 101

June 29, 2020 0 Comments

Hello there!! Knowing bash can make your life real easier, so why not trying it with me? I am a Mac user (do not feel ready for the Linux battles just yet!) so, everything I share here will work on Mac for sure, for other operating systems, it might need slight adjustments. First of all, […]

Wanna try the paired sample t-test and Wilcoxon signed-rank test?

November 9, 2019 0 Comments

Hi there! Today, I am going to walk you through a paired sample t-test with an interesting example! (with a surprise! turn to the Wilcoxon signed-rank test at the end:)) Research Story: Imagine that we have a face photo of someone (maybe you?:). Then, we manipulate this image and blur it. Now, we have both […]

Back to Data Analysis: Correlation

October 25, 2019 0 Comments

The last time I wrote about data analysis, I shared how to navigate through the data and how to do the basic descriptive analysis. Now, high time to start diving in, and do some analysis such as correlation! For that we will install SciPy, Pandas, and Matplotlib libraries. I will talk about three different correlation […]

Django Girls!

October 5, 2019 0 Comments

It has been a while since I wrote my last blog, and here I brought you news from a recent event, Django girls workshop! (For those who are wondering what Django is,  it is a Python web framework.)  Django girls is an excellent initiation for women who are interested in IT. They organize free workshops […]

Python Pizza Event!

August 27, 2019 0 Comments

A few days ago, I attended the Python Pizza event for the first time. It was in Berlin, a city very much reminding me of Ankara. And a small tip for people going to Berlin via train from Prague on Friday: reserve a seat. We had to stand up half of our journey! Anyways, after […]

Have you met Python Turtle?

July 18, 2019 0 Comments

Before the end of this week, I wanted to write about something purely fun. I recently found out about the turtle module. I wish that they used this module to teach Python back at the college. Turtle graphics, as I heard, is a way of teach programming to kids. To show how fun it can […]

Warming up for data analysis

July 15, 2019 0 Comments

Hello there, This week, we will warm ourselves up for data analysis!! I will be using the same data frame that I used in the previous blog post. Let us first see the descriptive statistics such as mean, standard deviation, min and max values. To do that: Sometimes, when we prepare our data for the […]

Sending personalized mass emails with different attachments

July 8, 2019 0 Comments

Here comes another challenge for this week. So, you are organizing an event, and some people will pay the costs via bank transfer. Therefore, you need to send email attachments (including banking details) to only those people who want to use that payment option. Let us also assume that you gave them IDs to recognize […]

Sending personalized mass emails with attachment

July 6, 2019 0 Comments

I thought that I was done sending mass emails. Ups, not really. This time, it was necessary to add attachments. No problem, I said to my colleague:) Yes, you can enjoy the moments of being problem solver:) First, I saved the attachment to the same directory with my .py file, .csv file (for personalized messages), […]

Exploring your data with Python

June 30, 2019 0 Comments

In most areas of science, we need to do data analysis, and evolutionary psychology was no exception to that. A decade ago!, I was taught to use SPSS for data analysis. Recently, I see that R has been the rising star among psychologists. In this blog, I will try to show how to explore your […]