Follow

"P values have always had critics. In their almost [90 years] of existence, they have been likened to mosquitoes (annoying and impossible to swat away), the emperor's new clothes (fraught with obvious problems that everyone ignores) and the tool of a “sterile intellectual rake” who ravishes science but leaves it with no progeny.

"One researcher suggested rechristening the methodology 'statistical hypothesis inference testing', presumably for the acronym it would yield."

nature.com/news/scientific-met

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!