The frequentist implications of optional stopping on Bayesian hypothesis tests.

@article{Sanborn2014TheFI,
  title={The frequentist implications of optional stopping on Bayesian hypothesis tests.},
  author={Adam Sanborn and Thomas T. Hills},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={283-300}
}
Null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) is the most commonly used statistical methodology in psychology. The probability of achieving a value as extreme or more extreme than the statistic obtained from the data is evaluated, and if it is low enough, the null hypothesis is rejected. However, because common experimental practice often clashes with the assumptions underlying NHST, these calculated probabilities are often incorrect. Most commonly, experimenters use tests that assume that sample… CONTINUE READING
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