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ERIC Number: EJ370343
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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ISSN: ISSN-0892-9580
Statistical Insignificance.
Baer, John; Baer, Sylvia
Gifted Child Today (GCT), v11 n2 p22-23 Mar-Apr 1988
The dangers of equating "statistical significance" with "real world" significance are summarized. When a finding is said to have "statistical significance," it means only that the same results would be likely to occur again if the study were repeated, not that the finding has any true personal or societal importance. (VW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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