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Statistical Sensitiveness for the Behavioral Sciences
(Open Science Framework (OSF), 2017-02-14)
Research often necessitates of samples, yet obtaining large enough samples is not always possible. When it is, the researcher may use one of two methods for deciding upon the required sample size: rules-of-thumb, quick yet ...
The fallacy of placing confidence in confidence intervals – A commentary
(Open Science Framework (OSF), 2017-05-02)
‘The fallacy of placing confidence in confidence intervals’ (Morey et al., 2016, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, doi: 10.3758/s13423-015-0947-8) delved into a much needed technical and philosophical dissertation regarding ...
Sorry to say, but pilots’ decisions were not irrational
(British Psychological Society Digest Research, 2016-12-16)
Fradera’s Digest (2016) makes for interesting reading both for aviators and cognitive psychologists alike. Fradera reports on a research article by Walmsley and Gilbey (2016) and the Digest seems pretty accurate to the ...
Open letter to The Independent - Pilots 'very likely' to misjudge flying conditions due to irrational decisions, revisited
Staufenberg’s news article (2016) comments on research reported by Walmsley and Gilbey (2016). An interview with the corresponding author also yielded extra information, especially the verbalization that practically all ...
Failings in COPE's guidelines to editors, and recommendations for improvement.
Letter highlighting failings in COPE's Guidelines to editors and proposing recommendations for improvement. The main recommendation is to create appropriate guidelines for dealing with fully disclosed (potential) conflicts ...
Book Review: Another Science Is Possible
(Frontiers Media, 2018-04-04)
The philosopher of science Isabelle Stengers provides some food for thought regarding both the way we are doing science and the need for an alternative approach likened to the slow movement in other spheres of life. The ...
Retract p < 0.005 and propose using JASP, instead
Seeking to address the lack of research reproducibility in science, including psychology and the life sciences, a pragmatic solution has been raised recently: to use a stricter p < 0.005 standard for statistical significance ...
The meaning of significance in data testing
(FRONTIERS MEDIA SA, 2015-08-27)
Commentary: Continuously cumulating meta-analysis and replicability
(FRONTIERS RESEARCH FOUNDATION, 2015-05-06)