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Tuesday, 10/24/2017, 2:00PM
Statistical Significance and Discussion of the Challenges of Avoiding the Abuse of Statistical Methodology

1434A Physics and Astronomy
Sander Greenland, Professor Emeritus
UCLA Department of Epidemiology

Sander Greenland will offer his perspective on the paper, “Redefine Statistical Significance”, which was the topic of the previous week’s seminar. Also he will discuss the challenges of avoiding the abuse of statistical methodology.

Tuesday, 10/17/2017, 2:00PM
Redefine Statistical Significance

1434A Physics and Astronomy
Daniel Benjamin, Associate Professor
USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research

Daniel Benjamin will discuss his paper (written by him and 71 other authors), “Redefine Statistical Significance”. The paper proposes that the default p-value threshold should be changed from 0.05 to 0.005.

The paper is available at this link.