Statistics: P values are just the tip of the iceberg

Statistics: P values are just the tip of the iceberg

by Jeffrey T. Leek & Roger D. Peng

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“Arguing about the P value is like focusing on a single misspelling, rather than on the faulty logic of a sentence.”
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“The ultimate goal is evidence-based data analysis. This is analogous to evidence-based medicine, in which physicians are encouraged to use only treatments for which efficacy has been proved in controlled trials. Statisticians and the people they teach and collaborate with need to stop arguing about P values, and prevent the rest of the iceberg from sinking science.”

From Nature

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