Statistical Thinking from Scratch, Oxford University Press 2019.

Code and supplementary material for the book are available on GitHub.

Reviews of the book can be found in Trends in Ecology and Evolution and Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A.

For an up-to-date list of papers, see Google Scholar.

Papers in evolutionary genetics

JG Schraiber, MD Edge*, & M Pennell* (2024). Unifying approaches from statistical genetics and phylogenetics for mapping phenotypes in structured populations. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2024.02.10.579721.

JG Schraiber & MD Edge (2024). Heritability within groups is uninformative about differences among groups: cases from behavioral, evolutionary, and statistical genetics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 121;12:e2319496121. doi: 10.1073/pnas.231949612 [PDF]

V Link, JG Schraiber, C Fan, B Dinh, N Mancuso, CWK Chiang, & MD Edge (2023). Tree-based QTL mapping with expected local genetic relatedness matrices. American Journal of Human Genetics, 110;12:2077-2091. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2023.10.017 [PDF] bioRxiv version doi: 10.1101/2023.04.07.536093.

V Link*, YJA Zavaleta*, RJ Reyes, L Ding, J Wang, RV Rohlfs, & MD Edge (2023). Microsatellites used in forensics are located in regions unusually rich in trait-associated variants. iScience, 26;10:107992. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2023.107992 [PDF] bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2023.03.07.531629.

C Zhu, MJ Ming, JM Cole, MD Edge, M Kirkpatrick, & A Harpak (2023). Amplification is the primary mode of gene-by-sex interaction in complex human traits. Cell Genomics, 6;3(5):100297. doi: 10.1016/j.xgen.2023.100297. [PDF]

CB Ogbunugafor* & MD Edge* (2022). Gattaca as a lens on contemporary genetics: marking 25 years into the film’s “not-too-distant” future. GENETICS, 222: iyac142. [PDF]

MD Edge, S Ramachandran, & NA Rosenberg (2022). Celebrating 50 years since Lewontin’s apportionment of human diversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 377: 20200405. [PDF]

MD Edge & JN Matthews (2022). Open practices in our science and our courtrooms. Trends in Genetics, 38:113-115. [PDF] [Preprint]

A Harpak & MD Edge (2021). GWAS deems parents guilty by association. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118: e2109433118 [PDF]

J Kim, MD Edge, A Goldberg, & NA Rosenberg (2021). Skin deep: The decoupling of genetic admixture levels from phenotypes that differed between source populations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 175:406-421. [PDF]

MD Edge & G Coop (2020). Donnelly (1983) and the limits of genetic genealogy. Theoretical Population Biology. [PDF]

MD Edge & G Coop (2020). Attacks on genetic privacy via uploads to genealogical databases. Elife,9,e51810. [PDF] [Github]

J Kim, MD Edge, A Goldberg, & NA Rosenberg (2019). Assortative mating and the dynamical decoupling of genetic admixture levels from phenotypes that differ between source populations. [bioRxiv]

MD Edge & G Coop (2019). Reconstructing the history of polygenic scores using coalescent trees. GENETICS, 211:235-262 [bioRxiv] [PDF] [Github]

J Kim, MD Edge, BF Algee-Hewitt, JZ Li, & NA Rosenberg. (2018). Statistical detection ofrelatives typed with disjoint forensic and biomedical loci. Cell, 175:848-858. [PDF]

MD Edge, BFB Algee-Hewitt, TJ Pemberton, JZ Li, NA Rosenberg (2017). Linkage disequilibrium matches forensic genetic records to disjoint genomic marker sets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 114: 5671-5676. [PDF]

JTL Kang, A Goldberg, MD Edge, DM Behar, NA Rosenberg (2016). Consanguinity rates predict long runs of homozygosity in Jewish populations. Human Heredity, 82, 87-102. [PDF]

BFB Algee-Hewitt*, MD Edge*, J Kim, JZ Li, NA Rosenberg (2016). Individual identifiability predicts population identifiability in forensic microsatellite markers. Current Biology, 26: 935-942. [PDF] [supplement]

MD Edge, NA Rosenberg (2015). A General Model of the Relationship Between the Apportionment of Human Genetic Diversity and the Apportionment of Human Phenotypic Diversity. Human Biology, 87: 313-337. [PDF]

MD Edge, NA Rosenberg (2015). Implications of the apportionment of human genetic diversity for the apportionment of human phenotypic diversity. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science Part C, 52: 32-45. [PDF]

RG Winther, R Giordano, MD Edge, R Nielsen (2015). The mind, the lab, and the field: On three population concepts in biology. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science Part C, 52: 12-21. [PDF]

MD Edge, NA Rosenberg (2014). Bounds on F[ST] in terms of the frequency of the most frequent allele and total homozygosity: The case of a specified number of alleles. Theoretical Population Biology, 97: 20-34. [PDF]

MD Edge, P Goroochurn, NA Rosenberg (2013). Windfalls and pitfalls: Insights from population genetics in the search for disease genes. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 1: 254-272. [PDF]

M Jakobsson, MD Edge, NA Rosenberg (2013). The relationship between F[ST] and the frequency of the most frequent allele. GENETICS, 193: 515-528. [PDF]

Papers in other fields

MD Edge, SJ Lwi, SL Johnson (2014). An assessment of reactivity to frustration of goal pursuit in euthymic bipolar I disorder. Clinical Psychological Science. [PDF]

MD Edge, SL Johnson, T Ng, & CS Carver (2013). Iowa gambling task performance in euthymic bipolar I disorder: A meta-analysis and empirical study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150: 115-122. [PDF]

MD Edge, CJ Miller, L Muhtadie, SL Johnson, CS Carver, N Marquinez, IH Gotlib (2013). People with bipolar I disorder report avoiding rewarding activities and dampening positive emotion. Journal of Affective Disorders, 146: 407-413. [PDF]

JR Kuo, IG Edge, W Ramel, MD Edge, EM Drabant, WM Dayton, JJ Gross (2012). Trait rumination is associated with enhanced recollection of negative words. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36: 722-730. [PDF]

SL Johnson, MD Edge, MK Holmes, CS Carver (2012). The behavioral activation system and mania. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 8: 243-267. [PDF]

EM Drabant, W Ramel, MD Edge, LW Hyde, JR Kuo, PR Goldin, AR Hariri, JJ Gross (2012). Neural mechanisms underlying 5-HTTLPR-related sensitivity to acute stress. American Journal of Psychiatry, 169: 397-405. [PDF]

EM Drabant, JR Kuo, W Ramel, J Blechert, MD Edge, JR Cooper, PR Goldin, AR Hariri, JJ Gross (2012). Experiential, autonomic, and neural responses during threat anticipation vary as a function of threat intensity and neuroticism. Neuroimage, 55: 401-410. [PDF]

T Carthy, N Horesh, A Apter, MD Edge, JJ Gross (2010). Emotional reactivity and cognitive regulation in anxious children. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48: 384-393. [PDF]

MD Edge, W Ramel, EM Drabant, JR Kuo, KJ Parker, JJ Gross (2009). For better or worse? Stress inoculation effects for implicit but not explicit anxiety. Depression and Anxiety, 26:831-837. [PDF]