Tag: statistics

The P-Value Problem in Psychiatry

Stanford researcher writes that readers should check the effect size of results instead of looking at the p-value.

Multiple Researchers Examining the Same Data Find Very Different Results

A new study demonstrates how the choice of statistical techniques when examining data plays a large role in scientific outcomes.

Is It Time to Let Go of One of Science’s Measures?

From The Conversation: Scientists are increasingly finding that the P value, one of the classic science statistics, is not as reliable as we like to...

Researchers Question Findings of Some Correlational Studies

In a new study, researchers argue that correlational studies may not sufficiently account for alternative explanations, and offer suggestions for mitigating this danger.