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Why Statistical Significance Is Killing Science

In 2016, the American Statistical Association released an editorial warning against the misuse of statistical significance in interpreting scientific research. Another commentary was recently published in the journal Nature, calling for the research community to abandon the concept of statistical significance.  Before being published in Nature,3 the article states it was endorsed by more than 800 statisticians and scientists from around the world. Why are so many researchers concerned about the P-value in statistical analysis?  Read more...



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