Misconceptions of statistical significance


Book: 
journal of structural learning
Authors: 
Falk, R.
Category: 
Volume: 
9
Pages: 
83-96
Year: 
1986
Publisher: 
Gordon and Breach, Science Publishers, Inc.
Place: 
United Kingdom
Abstract: 

The purpose of the present paper is to further clarify the misunderstandings concerning the meaning of significant test results, and to reassess the value of this statistical procedure for the teaching of scientific reasoning and for the analysis of research results.