Rigor Mortis: Statistical thoroughness in reporting and the making of truth

TitleRigor Mortis: Statistical thoroughness in reporting and the making of truth
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsTal, A
JournalPublic Understanding of Science
Volume25
Issue2
Pagination141-145
Date PublishedFebruary 1, 2016
Publication Languageeng
AbstractShould a uniform checklist be adopted for methodological and statistical reporting? The current article discusses this notion, with particular attention to the use of old versus new statistics, and a consideration of the arguments brought up by Von Roten. The article argues that an overly exhaustive checklist that is uniformly applied to all submitted papers may be unsuitable for multidisciplinary work, and would further result in undue clutter and potentially distract reviewers from pertinent considerations in their evaluation of research articles.
URLhttp://pus.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/25/2/141
DOI10.1177/0963662515619836

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