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Author:Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
Description: A growing number of psychologists charge that their field needs to wean itself from the mindless application of certain statistical practices, especially a technique known as null hypothesis or significance testing, where the investigator typically gathers data to test the prediction that key experimental measures bear no relationship to one another, and pursue different methods of exploring mind and behavior.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Statistics, Psychology

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