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Example of a p-value computation. The vertical coordinate is the probability density of each outcome, computed under the null hypothesis. The p-value is the area under the curve past the observed data point.

Statistician suggests raising statistical standards to reduce amount of non-reproducible studies

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Example of a p-value computation. The vertical coordinate is the probability density of each outcome, computed under the null hypothesis. The p-value is the area under the curve past the observed data point.

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Ridding science of shoddy statistics will require scrutiny of every step, not merely the last one, say Jeffrey T. Leek and Roger D. Peng.

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Scientific method: Statistical errors P values, the 'gold standard' of statistical validity, are not as reliable as many scientists assume.

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The Holmes family. ((Fun fact: Sherlock and Mycroft's parents are played by Benedict's real parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton.))

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T.O.P shares a picture from Calvin Klein Jeans photoshoot

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P-values have taken quite a beating lately. These widely used and commonly misapplied statistics have been blamed for giving a veneer of legitimacy to dodgy study results, encouraging bad research …