A Guide to Conducting a Meta-Analysis

@article{Cheung2016AGT,
  title={A Guide to Conducting a Meta-Analysis},
  author={Mike W.-L. Cheung and R. Vijayakumar},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={121-128}
}
Meta-analysis is widely accepted as the preferred method to synthesize research findings in various disciplines. This paper provides an introduction to when and how to conduct a meta-analysis. Several practical questions, such as advantages of meta-analysis over conventional narrative review and the number of studies required for a meta-analysis, are addressed. Common meta-analytic models are then introduced. An artificial dataset is used to illustrate how a meta-analysis is conducted in… CONTINUE READING
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