Reverse p-hacking

Definition: Exploiting researcher degrees of freedom during statistical analysis in order to increase the likelihood of accepting the null hypothesis (for instance, p > .05).

Related terms: <a href='/glossary/analytic-flexibility/'>Analytic flexibility</a>, <a href='/glossary/harking/'>HARKing</a>, <a href='/glossary/p-hacking/'>P-hacking</a>, Questionable Research Practices or Questionable Reporting Practices (QRPs), <a href='/glossary/researcher-degrees-of-freedom/'>Researcher degrees of freedom</a>, Selective reporting

Reference: Chuard et al. (2019)

Drafted and Reviewed by: Robert M. Ross, Mahmoud Elsherif, Alexander Hart, Sam Parsons, Timo Roettger

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