Not Even Scientists Can Easily Explain P-values

P-values have taken quite a beating lately. These widely used and commonly misapplied statistics have been blamed for giving a veneer of legitimacy to dodgy study results, encouraging bad research practices and promoting false-positive study results. But after writing about p-values again and again, and recently issuing a correction on a nearly year-old story over … Continue reading Not Even Scientists Can Easily Explain P-values