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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 An Introduction to Statistical Significance

    1. The Power of p Values

    2. Have Confidence in Intervals

  2. Chapter 2 Statistical Power and Underpowered Statistics

    1. The Power Curve

    2. The Perils of Being Underpowered

    3. Confidence Intervals and Empowerment

    4. Truth Inflation

  3. Chapter 3 Pseudoreplication: Choose Your Data Wisely

    1. Pseudoreplication in Action

    2. Accounting for Pseudoreplication

    3. Batch Biology

    4. Synchronized Pseudoreplication

  4. Chapter 4 The P Value and the Base Rate Fallacy

    1. The Base Rate Fallacy

    2. If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again

    3. Red Herrings in Brain Imaging

    4. Controlling the False Discovery Rate

  5. Chapter 5 Bad Judges of Significance

    1. Insignificant Differences in Significance

    2. Ogling for Significance

  6. Chapter 6 Double-Dipping in the Data

    1. Circular Analysis

    2. Regression to the Mean

    3. Stopping Rules

  7. Chapter 7 Continuity Errors

    1. Needless Dichotomization

    2. Statistical Brownout

    3. Confounded Confounding

  8. Chapter 8 Model Abuse

    1. Fitting Data to Watermelons

    2. Correlation and Causation

    3. Simpson’s Paradox

  9. Chapter 9 Researcher Freedom: Good Vibrations?

    1. A Little Freedom Is a Dangerous Thing

    2. Avoiding Bias

  10. Chapter 10 Everybody Makes Mistakes

    1. Irreproducible Genetics

    2. Making Reproducibility Easy

    3. Experiment, Rinse, Repeat

  11. Chapter 11 Hiding the Data

    1. Captive Data

    2. Just Leave Out the Details

    3. Science in a Filing Cabinet

  12. Chapter 12 What Can Be Done?

    1. Statistical Education

    2. Scientific Publishing

    3. Your Job

  1. Appendix Notes

    1. Introduction

    2. Chapter 1

    3. Chapter 2

    4. Chapter 3

    5. Chapter 4

    6. Chapter 5

    7. Chapter 6

    8. Chapter 7

    9. Chapter 8

    10. Chapter 9

    11. Chapter 10

    12. Chapter 11

    13. Chapter 12

  2. Appendix Colophon

  3. Appendix Updates