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Finch, Sue; Cumming, Geoff; Thomason, Neil – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2001
Analyzed 150 articles from the "Journal of Applied Psychology" (JAP) from 1940 to 1999 to determine statistical reporting practices related to null hypothesis significance testing, American Psychological Association guidelines, and reform recommendations. Findings show little evidence that decades of cogent criticisms by reformers have…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Psychology, Research Reports, Scholarly Journals
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Thompson, Bruce – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2001
Introduces the three subsequent articles from this special section, which extend the discussion of future prospects for progress in the reporting and interpreting of effect sizes by researchers. The authors of these pieces represent diverse views. (SLD)
Descriptors: Effect Size, Hypothesis Testing, Psychology, Research Reports
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Kirk, Roger E. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2001
Makes the case that science is best served when researchers focus on the size of effects and their practical significance. Advocates the use of confidence intervals for deciding whether chance or sampling variability is an unlikely explanation for an observed effect. Calls for more emphasis on effect sizes in the next edition of the American…
Descriptors: Effect Size, Hypothesis Testing, Psychology, Research Reports
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Vacha-Haase, Tammi – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2001
Researchers, journal editors, textbook authors, and those responsible for writing publication manuals must work together to enhance the thoughtful reporting of statistical results and to make clear the necessity for reporting effect sizes. (SLD)
Descriptors: Authors, Effect Size, Hypothesis Testing, Psychology
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Hyde, Janet Shibley – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2001
Suggests that researchers should report the results of appropriate significance tests and the effect sizes associated with each test. Discusses the roles of textbook authors, publication manuals, and journal editors in leading the movement to better statistical reporting. (SLD)
Descriptors: Authors, Effect Size, Hypothesis Testing, Psychology