Equivalence Tests

@inproceedings{Lakens2017EquivalenceT,
  title={Equivalence Tests},
  author={Dani{\"e}l Lakens},
  year={2017}
}
Scientists should be able to provide support for the absence of a meaningful effect. Currently, researchers often incorrectly conclude an effect is absent based a nonsignificant result. A widely recommended approach within a frequentist framework is to test for equivalence. In equivalence tests, such as the two one-sided tests (TOST) procedure discussed in this article, an upper and lower equivalence bound is specified based on the smallest effect size of interest. The TOST procedure can be… CONTINUE READING
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