Justify your alpha

Lakens, D. et al. (2018) Justify your alpha. Nature Human Behaviour, 2, pp. 168-171. (doi: 10.1038/s41562-018-0311-x)

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Abstract

In response to recommendations to redefine statistical significance to P ≤ 0.005, we propose that researchers should transparently report and justify all choices they make when designing a study, including the alpha level.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cross, Professor Emily and Debruine, Professor Lisa
Authors: Lakens, D., Adolfi, F. G., Albers, C. J., Anvari, F., Apps, M. A.J., Argamon, S. E., Baguley, T., Becker, R. B., Benning, S. D., Bradford, D. E., Buchanan, E. M., Caldwell, A. R., Van Calster, B., Carlsson, R., Chen, S.-C., Chung, B., Colling, L. J., Collins, G. S., Crook, Z., Cross, E. S., Daniels, S., Danielsson, H., Debruine, L., Dunleavy, D. J., Earp, B. D., Feist, M. I., Ferrell, J. D., Field, J. G., Fox, N. W., Friesen, A., Gomes, C., Gonzalez-Marquez, M., Grange, J. A., Grieve, A. P., Guggenberger, R., Grist, J., van Harmelen, A.-L., Hasselman, F., Hochard, K. D., Hoffarth, M., Holmes, N. P., Ingre, M., Isager, P. M., Isotalus, H. K., Johansson, C., Juszczyk, K., Kenny, D. A., Khalil, A. A., Konat, B., Lao, J., Larsen, E. G., Lodder, G. M.A., Lukavský, J., Madan, C. R., Manheim, D., Martin, S. R., Martin, A. E., Mayo, D. G., McCarthy, R. J., McConway, K., McFarland, C., Nio, A. Q.X., Nilsonne, G., Lino de Oliveira, C., Orban de Xivry, J.-J., Parsons, S., Pfuhl, G., Quinn, K. A., Sakon, J. J., Saribay, S. A., Schneider, I. K., Selvaraju, M., Sjoerds, Z., Smith, S. G., Smits, T., Spies, J. R., Sreekumar, V., Steltenpohl, C. N., Stenhouse, N., Świątkowski, W., Vadillo, M. A., Van Assen, M. A.L.M., Williams, M. N., Williams, S. E., Williams, D. R., Yarkoni, T., Ziano, I., and Zwaan, R. A.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology
Journal Name:Nature Human Behaviour
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:2397-3374
ISSN (Online):2397-3374
Published Online:26 February 2018
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature
First Published:First published in Nature Human Behaviour 2: 168-171
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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