Computational reproducibility is a mouthful but the idea is simple: Use the reported data analysis to get the reported results. Haven’t we always assumed that works? Yes, but. Search for “computational reproducibility” and find recent discussions in numerous disciplines. Conclusion: …

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Yesterday I greatly enjoyed a zoom talk with the Open Science Community of Turku, Finland. Online were good folks from Finland, The Netherlands and I don’t know where else. Great questions at the end! My slides and 3 data files …

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Can you help? Surely someone has written about this question? Please let me know where! In the paired design, the two measures, for example Pretest and Posttest, are usually positively correlated. The SD of the paired differences (sdiff), is usually …

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I recently posted about our DR article being accepted by BJMSP. It has now been published online, here. It’s behind a paywall, but here is the full pdf that we are allowed to share; it has only a few limitations, …

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I’m excited to report that Max Cairns’s PhD work on the Diamond Ratio (DR) has been accepted for publication by the British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. The preprint of the final accepted version is here. The Original DR …

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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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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 …

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