ERIC Number: ED438329
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan-28
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State of the Art in Statistical Significance Testing: A Review of the APA Task Force on Statistical Inference's Report and Current Trends.
Smith, A. Delany; Henson, Robin K.
This paper addresses the state of the art regarding the use of statistical significance tests (SSTs). How social science research will be conducted in the future is impacted directly by current debates regarding hypothesis testing. This paper: (1) briefly explicates the current debate on hypothesis testing; (2) reviews the newly published report of the American Psychological Association Task Force on Statistical Inference; (3) examines current trends in reporting practices in journals; and (4) presents recommendations for researchers to advance scientific inquiry in the social sciences. (Contains 64 references.) (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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