The hot hand, or Bayesian updating in basketball

In time for the NCAA basketball tournament, here’s a nice article about the myth of the “hot hand” in basketball: http://www.waterfromtheeyes.com/2012/07/the-hot-hand-or-bayesian-updating-in.html

For more details, see http://www.readcube.com/articles/10.1038%2Fncomms1580.

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