[Excerpts taken from the article “P-value Thresholds: Forfeit at Your Peril’ by Deborah Mayo, forthcoming in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation] “A key recognition among those who write on the statistical crisis in science is that the pressure to…Read More
[From the article “The Importance of Predefined Rules and Prespecified Statistical Analyses: Do Not Abandon Significance” by John Ioannidis, published in JAMA] “A recent proposal to ban statistical significance gained campaign-level momentum in a commentary with 854 recruited signatories. The…Read More
BBC Radio just produced an interesting and balanced program about the replication crisis, with a focus on psychology. Interviewees include John Bargh, Susan Fiske, John Ioannidis, Brian Nosek, Stephen Reicher, Diederik Stapel and Simine Vazire. One of the highlights is…Read More
In a recent comment published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, John Ioannidis provided the following summary of proposals (see table below). The summary, and his brief commentary, may be of interest to readers of TRN. Source: Ioannidis…Read More
[From the article “What a nerdy debate about p-values shows about science — and how to fix it” by Brian Resnick at Vox.com] “There’s a huge debate going on in social science right now. The question is simple, and strikes…Read More
[The following is an adaption of (and in large parts identical to) a recent blog post by Anne Scheel that appeared on The 100% CI .] Many, probably most empirical scientists use frequentist statistics to decide if a hypothesis should be rejected…Read More
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