Category: ITNS

Significance Roulette 2

In my post of a couple of days ago I gave the link to Significance Roulette 1, a video that explains how to generate the roulette wheel for a ‘typical experiment’, by which I meant an independent groups experiment, N = 32

Posted in ITNS, NHST, Replication, The New Statistics

Significance Roulette 1

If you run an experiment, obtain p = .05, then repeat the experiment–exactly the same but with a new sample–what p value are you likely to get? The answer, surprisingly, is just about any value! In other words, the sampling

Posted in ITNS, NHST, Replication, The New Statistics

Today’s mystery word: Apophenia

I (Geoff) learned a new word today: Apophenia  It was in an article about investing and the stock-market. Apparently, there’s a whole industry devoted to identifying patterns in the price movements of stocks, then using these to guide when to

Posted in ITNS, Statistical graphics

The New Statistics seems OK to use with the Psychology Major Field Test

“If my department switches to the new statistics, will this tank our majors’ scores on the Major Field Test, which our administration uses as an important assessment tool?” This was one of the first questions asked during a workshop Craig

Posted in ITNS, NHST

The first review

The first review of ITNS on Amazon: If you are reading ITNS, you too may care to post a review? Geoff    

Posted in ITNS, Open Science, The New Statistics