Comments on When is Statistical Significance not Significant?
(FIGUEIREDO FILHO, Dalson. B. et al. When is statistical significance not significant? Brazilian Political Science Review. Vol. 07, Nº 01, 2013) An article titled “When is statistical significance not significant?” was published in this journal. The study echoes countless others which have underlined the dangers of wrongly interpreting the p-value (see for an overview of such studies). The authors’ main goal is to provide a basis for understanding the logic behind tests of significance and their appropriate role in empirical […]