On the challenges of drawing conclusions from p-values just below 0.05

@inproceedings{Lakens2015OnTC,
  title={On the challenges of drawing conclusions from p-values just below 0.05},
  author={Dani{\"e}l Lakens and Cajo J. F. ter Braak},
  booktitle={PeerJ},
  year={2015}
}
In recent years, researchers have attempted to provide an indication of the prevalence of inflated Type 1 error rates by analyzing the distribution of p-values in the published literature. De Winter & Dodou (2015) analyzed the distribution (and its change over time) of a large number of p-values automatically extracted from abstracts in the scientific… CONTINUE READING