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Statistical Significance: Rationale, Validity and Utility
     

Statistical Significance: Rationale, Validity and Utility

by Siu. L Chow
 

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This comprehensive and accessible book provides an overview of the central and most fundamental methodological issue for empirical researchers - how should we interpret statistical significance?

Beginning with a thorough introduction to null-hypothesis testing and statistical significance, the book then advances the arguments for and against the current

Overview

This comprehensive and accessible book provides an overview of the central and most fundamental methodological issue for empirical researchers - how should we interpret statistical significance?

Beginning with a thorough introduction to null-hypothesis testing and statistical significance, the book then advances the arguments for and against the current interpretations and the use of significance testing in research.

Siu L Chow presents a coherent challenge to contemporary criticisms of significance testing and offers a substantial and thought-provoking contribution to the debate on the proper role of statistical significance in empirical research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761952053
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/18/1997
Series:
Introducing Statistical Methods series , #1
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

Siu L Chow is Professor of Psychology at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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