What might judgment and decision making research be like if we took a Bayesian approach to hypothesis testing ?

@inproceedings{Matthews2011WhatMJ,
  title={What might judgment and decision making research be like if we took a Bayesian approach to hypothesis testing ?},
  author={W. J. Matthews},
  year={2011}
}
Judgment and decision making research overwhelmingly uses null hypothesis significance testing as the basis for statistical inference. This article examines an alternative, Bayesian approach which emphasizes the choice between two competing hypotheses and quantifies the balance of evidence provided by the data—one consequence of which is that experimental results may be taken to strongly favour the null hypothesis. We apply a recently-developed “Bayesian t-test” to existing studies of the… CONTINUE READING
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