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Tired of Candy Crush? Try the New and Improved p-Hacker App!

[From Felix Schönbrodt’s Twitter account, @nicebread303] “The p-hacker app just UNLOCKED the most requested PRO FEATURE: Subgroup analyses!!!” “Check if you can find the effect for, say, young males. This is soo theoretically interesting. Now you can get the p-hacking…

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SCHEEL: When Null Results Beat Significant Results OR Why Nothing May Be Truer Than Something

[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…

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SCHÖNBRODT: Learn to p-Hack Like the Pros!

(NOTE: This ironic blog post was originally published on http://www.nicebread.de/introducing-p-hacker/)  My Dear Fellow Scientists! “If you torture the data long enough, it will confess.” This aphorism, attributed to Ronald Coase, sometimes has been used in a dis-respective manner, as if…

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