The Earth Is Round (p<.05)

After 4 decades of severe criticism, the ritual of null hypothesis significance testing—mechanical dichotomous decisions around a sacred .05 criterion—still persists. This article reviews the problems with this practice, including its near-universal misinterpretation of [latex]p[/latex] as the probability that [latex]H_0[/latex] is false, the misinterpretation that its complement is the probability of successful replication, and the mistaken assumption that if one rejects [latex]H_0[/latex] one thereby affirms the theory that led to the test. Exploratory data analysis and the use of graphic methods, a steady improvement in and a movement toward standardization in measurement, an emphasis on estimating effect sizes using confidence intervals, and the informed use of available statistical methods is suggested. For generalization, psychologists must finally rely, as has been done in all the older sciences, on replication.[……]

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解决QQ浏览器的兼容性问题:Failed to load module script: The server responded with a non-JavaScript MIME type of “text/html”

上个月在测试顺手写的PsychoJS平台的兼容性时遇到了一个问题。在QQ浏览器下会触发一个非常奇怪的问题:Failed to load module script: The server responded with a non-JavaScript MIME type of “text/html”[……]

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实验能得到确定的因果关系吗?

从分析处理的角度,心理学的主要研究方法包括实验研究和描述研究两大类,实验研究试图探讨事物之间的因果关系,描述研究基本停留在描述事物或事物之间的关系。

在探讨这个问题之前,我们需要先明确两个概念,什么是实验,什么是因果关系。

因果关系是具有一定概率性的

人们常常会讨论原因和结果:“我[……]

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