Replacement heart valves, bypasses, transplants: Cardiac surgery research has given us these life-saving goodies, and more. Now this vital research field has joined many others in appreciating the damage that reliance on p values can bring. Our critical review (here) …

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This is a post for the nerds, fine people that we are. Actually, everyone needs to think about reporting style, especially for statistical stuff. The APA Publication Manual is the bible of APA Style, also perhaps the bane of some …

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In brief The Journal of Physiology is embracing a number of Open Science practices and has just published an editorial highly critical of the p value. Yay! In less brief Simon Gandevia, of the NeuRA research institute in Sydney, has …

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In brief: Curves picture how likelihood varies across and beyond a CI. Which is better: One curve (plausibility picture) or two (cat’s eye)? Which should we use in ITNS2? Curves can discourage dichotomous decision making based on a belief that …

The Shape of a Confidence Interval: Cat’s Eye or Plausibility Picture, and What About Cliff? Read more »