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Misinterpretations of significance: A problem students share with their teachers?

@inproceedings{Haller2002MisinterpretationsOS,
  title={Misinterpretations of significance: A problem students share with their teachers?},
  author={H. Haller and S. Krauss},
  year={2002}
}
The use of significance tests in science has been debated from the invention of these tests until the present time. Apart from theoretical critiques on their appropriateness for evaluating scientific hypotheses, significance tests also receive criticism for inviting misinterpretations. We presented six common misinterpretations to psychologists who work in German universities and found out that they are still surprisingly widespread - even among instructors who teach statistics to psychology… Expand

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