ERIC Number: EJ446877
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Detecting Potential Hucksterism in Meta-Analysis Using a Follow-Up Fail-Safe Test.
Brown, Jonathan R.
Psychology in the Schools, v29 n2 p179-84 Apr 1992
Focuses on meta-analysis in educational research. Contends that, if significant meta-analysis results are overrepresented through selective sampling, hucksterism in form of sampling bias exists. Explains use of follow-up test, the fail-safe N. Includes tables constructed to assist researchers and practitioners to estimate, without calculation, relative stability of meta-analysis results. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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