Is p < .05 Enough?

I've covered the reproducibility crisis and p-hacking before—I'm fascinated by the topic. There's a new paper out, co-authored by 72 scientists, that's proposing a "quick fix" while a more long-term solution is proposed: simply change the required threshold to .005

.05 is not a universal constant of nature—it's just something we all agreed on. It's now cheaper and more accessible to run experiments; is 1/20 really "significant" any more?


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