The Popperian framework, statistical significance, and rejection of chance

Chow, Siu L. (2000) The Popperian framework, statistical significance, and rejection of chance. [Journal (Paginated)]

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That Haig and Sohn find the hypothetico-deductive approach wanting in different ways shows that multiple conditional syllogisms are being used in different stages of theory corroboration in the Popperian approach. The issues raised in the two commentaries assume a different complexion when certain distinctions are made.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:Statistical significance, rejection of chance, sample size
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
ID Code:962
Deposited By: Chow, Dr. Siu L.
Deposited On:20 Sep 2000
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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Haig, B. D. (this issue). Statistical significance testing, hypothetico-deductive method and theory evaluation.

Kirk, R. E. (1984). Basic statistics (2nd edition). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Sohn, D. (this issue). Does the finding of statistical significance justify the rejection of the null hypothesis?

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