If you've got an effect, test its significance; if you've got a weak effect, do a meta-analysis

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):205-206 (1998)
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Statistical significance testing has its problems, but so do the alternatives that are proposed; and the alternatives may be both more cumbersome and less informative. Significance tests remain legitimate aspects of the rhetoric of scientific persuasion.
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