The Significance Test Controversy


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Tests of signifi cance have been a key tool in the research kit of behavioral scientists for nearly fi fty years, but their widespread and uncritical use has recently led to a rising volume of controversy about their usefulness. This book gathers the central papers in this continuing debate, brings the issues into clear focus, points out practical problems and philosophical pitfalls involved in using the tests, and provides a benchmark from which further analysis can proceed.

The Significance Test Controversy 2006, Aldine, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780202308791

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