I’m trying to understand how to conduct Bayesian analyses. So far the
brms package seems amazing and very easy to use. It’s basically what I’m using to understand Bayesian statistics.
One of the things that I want to understand is what the default priors are. I thought it was possible to use the
brm() function to sample from the prior, using the sample_prior argument. However, when I do not specify a prior explicitly, I don’t think this does anything. Is this correct?
Or, I suppose, is there a way to visualize what the default priors are in the