# Search results for ‘p-values’

## Post-Approval Drug Failures: More Reasons To Eliminate P-values & Parameter-Centric Methods

Some comments on the JAMA: Internal Medicine article “An International Perspective on Drugs for Cancer: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times” by Richard Lehman. Drugs increase fast, and there is […]

## Another Proof of the Uselessness of P-values

Susan Holmes has done us a service by writing clearly the philosophy of the p-value in her new paper “Statistical Proof? The Problem of Irreproducibility” in the Bulletin of the American Mathematical […]

## JASA: The Substitute for P-Values

The paper is finally out! The Substitute for p-Values. Here from the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Volume 112, 2017, Issue 519, Pages 897-898 is the abstract (this paper was peer […]

## The Substitute For P-values Paper is Popular

The Substitute For P-values paper is popular. Received an email from the American Statistical Association informing me of the unusual viewing activity. The email copies this earlier email (I’m cutting out the […]

## How Predictive Statistics Can Help Alleviate, But Not Eliminate, The Reproducibility Crisis

Predictive statistics can help alleviate the Reproducibility Crisis by, in a word, eliminating p-values. And replacing them with superior measures more useful in quantifing the uncertainty present. Below is some, what I […]

## P-values vs. Bayes Is A False Dichotomy

There still exist defenders of p-values. The largest class, the superstitious, are those who remember nothing about p-values except that they must be wee. Let us in haste pass by these amateur […]

## Pay More Taxes And Live Longer. Wee P-value Alert!

It’s bottom-of-the-barrel trolling to cite anything from Daily Kos, but this one is particularly asinine and worth showing to demonstrate the futility of p-values. Thanks to Al Perrella for the discovery. The […]

## Statistics (Philosophy) Quiz: See If You Really Know What You’re Doing Using Tests

This is from Gerd Gigerenzer’s “Mindless statistics” in The Journal of Socio-Economics, 33, (2004) 587–606. Have a go before looking at the answers (I’m giving my own, not quoting Gigerenzer). Send this […]