statistical significance

# Against statistical significance

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Amrhein V, Greenland S, McShane B. Scientists rise up against statistical significance.

Should we retire statistical significance? Read Deborah Mayo before deciding!

*Nature*. 2019; 567: 305-307.Should we retire statistical significance? Read Deborah Mayo before deciding!

# In gentle praise of significance tests

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# ⭐️ Cargo-cult statistics

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Stark PB, Saltelli A. Cargo-cult statistics and scientific crisis. Significance. 2018;15:40-43. 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2018.01174.x [html]

"They [practitioners] invoke statistical terms and procedures as incantations, with scant understanding of the assumptions or relevance of the calculations, or even the meaning of the terminology"

Wondering what is cargo-cult science ?

"They [practitioners] invoke statistical terms and procedures as incantations, with scant understanding of the assumptions or relevance of the calculations, or even the meaning of the terminology"

Wondering what is cargo-cult science ?

# Abandon statistical significance

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Amrhein V, Trafimow D, Greenland S. Abandon statistical inference.

"We reccomend that we should use, communicate, and teach our statistical methods as being descriptive of logical relations between assumptions and data, rather than allowing specified generalized inferences about universal populations".

*Peer J Preprints*. 2018"We reccomend that we should use, communicate, and teach our statistical methods as being descriptive of logical relations between assumptions and data, rather than allowing specified generalized inferences about universal populations".