p-Curve and Effect Size: Correcting for Publication Bias Using Only Significant Results.

Abstract

Journals tend to publish only statistically significant evidence, creating a scientific record that markedly overstates the size of effects. We provide a new tool that corrects for this bias without requiring access to nonsignificant results. It capitalizes on the fact that the distribution of significant p values, p-curve, is a function of the true… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1745691614553988

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@article{Simonsohn2014pCurveAE, title={p-Curve and Effect Size: Correcting for Publication Bias Using Only Significant Results.}, author={Uri Simonsohn and Leif D. Nelson and Joseph P. Simmons}, journal={Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science}, year={2014}, volume={9 6}, pages={666-81} }