P Values: What are these critters?

Tyler McDaniel
5/13/2018

Some Learning Goals

  • Emergence of P <0.05
  • Methods, results, and inferential replicability
  • Understanding of when to use P values

Some Background Info

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Psychology

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  • 97% of original studies statistically significant
  • 36% of replication studies statistically significant

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  • Success better predicted by strength of original evidence than characteristics of research teams

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