Significance testing in a bayesian framework: Assessing direction of effects

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):217-218 (1998)
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Chow' efforts toward a methodology of theory-corroboration and the plea for significance testing are welcome, but there are many risky claims. A major omission is a discussion of significance testing in the Bayesian framework. We sketch here the Bayesian reinterpretation of the significance level for assessing direction of effects.



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