Hello, Statistics Reform

Rex Kline, Ph.D.

Professor of psychology, University of Concordia (Montreal)
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The fall 2014 methodology workshop concluded with Kline’s keynote address, “Hello, Statistics Reform,” in which he scrutinized the limitations of interpreting statistical significance tests. Kline encouraged researchers to consider alternative methods while addressing a study’s practical, theoretical or clinical significance. He suggested using size estimation and confidence interval estimation, rather than rely solely on statistical significance tests.