Monday, December 23, 2013

The Economist's "Unlikely Results"

A great, foreboding video  (here is a link to the same video at YouTube in case you hit the paywall) about the actual size and implication of Type II errors in scientific research. This video does a great job of illustrating what p < .05 means in the context of thousands of experiments.

Here is an article from The Economist on the same topic.

From TheEconomist