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"Scientific method: Statistical errors" (Nature, 2014) On problems with p-values and ways forward

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Aug 31, 2015.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    For the more academically minded or at least, if you don't know what p values are, this is probably a bit complicated. But it's not an indepth statistical article that requires reading a lot of maths or equations.

     
  2. Valentijn

    Valentijn Senior Member

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    If I'm understanding the figures in another paper correctly (the one directly cited by that passage is pay-to-read), the probability of a false-alarm with a p-value of 0.10 is around 44%.
     

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