tisdag 28 november 2017

Five ways to fix statistics

Illustration by David Parkins
From Nature:
As debate rumbles on about how and how much poor statistics is to blame for poor reproducibility, Nature asked influential statisticians to recommend one change to improve science. The common theme? The problem is not our maths, but ourselves.

JEFF LEEK: Adjust for human cognition

BLAKELEY B. MCSHANE & ANDREW GELMAN: Abandon statistical significance

DAVID COLQUHOUN: State false-positive risk, too

MICHÈLE B. NUIJTEN: Share analysis plans and results

STEVEN N. GOODMAN: Change norms from within

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