Significance , Nonsignificance , and Interpretation of an ESP Experiment 1

@inproceedings{GreenwaldSignificanceN,
  title={Significance , Nonsignificance , and Interpretation of an ESP Experiment 1},
  author={Anthony G Greenwald}
}
The data of B. D. kayton and B. Turnbull's (1974) two extra sensory perception (ESP) experiments are used to illustrate Bayesian hypothesis tests that provide more useful information than is obtained from significance tests. In introducing these reanalyses, it is noted that the use of significance tests has tended unreasonably to foster negative evaluation of "nonsignificant" findings relative to "significant" findings. The present Bayesian hypothesis tests indicate that Layton and Turnbull's… CONTINUE READING

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