In ITNS we used ‘dunbiased’ to refer to the debiased estimate of Cohen’s δ, which is Cohen’s standardised effect size in the population. In UTNS I used ‘dunb’. But now ‘Hedges’s g’ seems to be gaining currency as a label …

What Should We Call Our Estimate of Cohen’s δ: d-unbiased, Hedges’ g, or Something Else? Read more »

A great new preprint by Marie Delacre (at Université Libre de Bruxelles, marie.delacre@ulb.be) and colleagues (Daniel Lakens, Christophe Ley, Limin Liu, & Christophe Leys) throws valuable light on this question. The title is: Why Hedges’ gs* based on the non-pooled …

Which Standardised Effect Size Measure Is Best When Variances Are Unequal? Read more »

A while back I posted (here) about the Diamond Ratio (DR), which is our simple visual indicator of the extent of heterogeneity in meta-analysis. (See ITNS, Chapter 9 for more on the DR.) I reported that Max Cairns, a PhD …

A Confidence Interval for the Diamond Ratio: Estimation of Heterogeneity in Meta-Analysis Read more »