The Method Section: P-Values
00:00 – Intro
02:41 – P-values
04:26 – What is a p-value?
13:07 – P-hacking
16:06 – Common p-value mistakes
21:40 – Ending and outro
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Links from the show:
- Most results in Journals are wrong (Ioannidis, 2005)
- ASA’s statement on p-values
- Misinterpretation of p-values (Greenland et al, 2016)
- Importance of p-values in ecology (Ellison et al., 2014)
This week on The Method Section, Tom is analysing p-values, are they significant enough to keep using? Ever since their introduction scientists have been both arguing for and against p-values due to peoples misunderstanding, misinterpretation and sometimes dishonest representation of them. Now with powerful technology available to perform more intense statistics, people question the relevance of the p-value! Music by: Joakim Karud – https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
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