#2: It’s time for science to abandon the term ‘statistically significant’


I’ve been covering the replication crisis for over a year at this point and believe it is profoundly important. Most articles on the topic point to systemic problems, but I’ve never seen someone go so far as to assert that we’re fundamentally doing statistics incorrectly. Here’s a quote: “Even quite respectable sources will tell you that the p-value is the probability that your observations occurred by chance. And that is plain wrong.”


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