Conceptual and Statistical Knowledge

Always use Welch t-test

This is a blogpost describing why we should use Welch t-test instead of Student t-test

An assessment of the magnitude of effect sizes: Evidence from 30 years of meta-analysis in management.

This study compiles information from more than 250 meta-analyses conducted over the past 30 years to assess the magnitude of reported effect sizes in the organizational behavior (OB)/human resources (HR) literatures. Our analysis revealed an average …

An exploratory test for an excess of significant findings

Background The published clinical research literature may be distorted by the pursuit of statistically significant results. Purpose: We aimed to develop a test to explore biases stemming from the pursuit of nominal statistical significance. Methods …

Applied Multiple Regression/Correlation Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences

This classic text on multiple regression is noted for its nonmathematical, applied, and data-analytic approach. Readers profit from its verbal-conceptual exposition and frequent use of examples.

At what sample size do correlations stabilize?

Sample correlations converge to the population value with increasing sample size, but the estimates are often inaccurate in small samples. In this report we use Monte-Carlo simulations to determine the critical sample size from which on the magnitude …

Bad Science log, post-Guardian

Blogs about bad science

Bargain Basement Bayes

A blog about bayesian Statistics

Bayes Factor

Bayes factors are somewhat essential to Bayesian statistics. Tony O’Hagan explains their basics

Bayes for Beginners: Probability and Likelihood

A blog about Bayes for Beginners: Probability and Likelihood

Bayes Rules! An Introduction to Bayesian Modelling in R

Bayesian statistics?! Once an obscure term outside specialized industry and research circles, Bayesian methods are enjoying a renaissance. The title of this book speaks to what all the fuss is about: Bayes rules! Bayesian methods provide a powerful …