ERIC Number: EJ352091
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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How Significant Is a Significant Difference? Problems With the Measurement of Magnitude of Effect.
Murray, Leigh W.; Dosser, David A., Jr.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v34 n1 p68-72 Jan 1987
The use of measures of magnitude of effect has been advocated as a way to go beyond statistical tests of significance and to identify effects of a practical size. They have been used in meta-analysis to combine results of different studies. Describes problems associated with measures of magnitude of effect (particularly study size) and implications for researchers. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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