David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):218-219 (1998)
Chow's book provides a thorough analysis of the confusing array of issues surrounding conventional tests of statistical significance. This book should be required reading for behavioral and social scientists. Chow concludes that the null-hypothesis significance-testing procedure (NHSTP) plays a limited, but necessary, role in the experimental sciences. Another possibility is that – owing in part to its metaphorical underpinnings and convoluted logic – the NHSTP is declining in importance in those few sciences in which it ever played a role.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Charles F. Blaich (1998). The Null-Hypothesis Significance-Test Procedure: Can't Live with It, Can't Live Without It. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):194-195.
Deborah G. Mayo (1998). Some Problems with Chow's Problems with Power. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):212-213.
Brian R. Lashley (1998). A Defense of Statistical Power Analysis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):209-210.
Fred L. Bookstein (1998). Statistical Significance Testing Was Not Meant for Weak Corroborations of Weaker Theories. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):195-196.
Jacques Poitevineau & Bruno Lecoutre (1998). Some Statistical Misconceptions in Chow's Statistical Significance. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):215-215.
Brian D. Haig (2000). Statistical Significance Testing, Hypothetico-Deductive Method, and Theory Evaluation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (2):292-293.
David Sohn (2000). Does the Finding of Statistical Significance Justify the Rejection of the Null Hypothesis? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (2):293-294.
Siu L. Chow (1998). The Null-Hypothesis Significance-Test Procedure is Still Warranted. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):228-235.
Günther Palm (1998). Significance Testing – Does It Need This Defence? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):214-215.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads6 ( #438,913 of 1,789,930 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #423,018 of 1,789,930 )
How can I increase my downloads?