# Statistics Lie (part 4): Normal Distribution…or its totally normal if your data is not normal

Statistics Lie, it’s Not Normal: Flaws of Assuming a Normal Distribution The normal distribution is so common it is often taken for granted by non-statisticians. However, real-world problems often follow when someone assumes their data is “normal” when it is not. How do we recognize and avoid these mistakes? What is the NormalRead more about Statistics Lie (part 4): Normal Distribution…or its totally normal if your data is not normal[…]