A tutorial on testing hypotheses using the Bayes factor.

  title={A tutorial on testing hypotheses using the Bayes factor.},
  author={H. Hoijtink and J. Mulder and Caspar J Van Lissa and X. Gu},
  journal={Psychological methods},
  • H. Hoijtink, J. Mulder, +1 author X. Gu
  • Published 2019
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Psychological methods
  • Learning about hypothesis evaluation using the Bayes factor could enhance psychological research. In contrast to null-hypothesis significance testing it renders the evidence in favor of each of the hypotheses under consideration (it can be used to quantify support for the null-hypothesis) instead of a dichotomous reject/do-not-reject decision; it can straightforwardly be used for the evaluation of multiple hypotheses without having to bother about the proper manner to account for multiple… CONTINUE READING
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