Bayesian alternatives for common null-hypothesis significance tests in psychiatry: a non-technical guide using JASP

  title={Bayesian alternatives for common null-hypothesis significance tests in psychiatry: a non-technical guide using JASP},
  author={Daniel S. Quintana and Donald R. Williams},
  journal={BMC Psychiatry},
BackgroundDespite its popularity as an inferential framework, classical null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) has several restrictions. Bayesian analysis can be used to complement NHST, however, this approach has been underutilized largely due to a dearth of accessible software options. JASP is a recently developed open-source statistical package that facilitates both Bayesian and NHST analysis using a graphical interface. This article provides an applied introduction to Bayesian… 
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