On Rising Up Against Statistical Significance

Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, and Blake McShane write in Nature that because people often have a poor grasp of the concept of a p-value or the meaning of statistical significance, that we should stop categorizing results as statistically significant or non-statistically significant and replacing statistical significance with confidence intervals. While I agree with their goal, I think that we should be more careful in our solution to the problem.

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