Null Hypothesis Statistical Testing:  Statistical Hypothesis Inference Testing

 From Cohen, J. (1994).  The earth is round (p < .05).  American Psychologist, 49: 997-1003.

     "And we, as teachers, consultants, authors, and otherwise perpetrators of quantitative methods, are responsible for the ritualization of null hypothesis significance testing (NHST; I resisted the temptation to call it Statistical Hypothesis Inference Testing)......"


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