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Top 5 Statistical Faux Pas

In a recent article (Nieuwenhuis, et al., 2011, Nature Neuroscience, 14, 1105-1107), neuroscientists were shown to be statistically retarded … or something like that. Ben Goldacre wrote an article about this in the Guardian newspaper, which caused a bit of a kerfuffle amongst British psychologists because in the first published version he accidentally lumped psychologists […]

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Meta-Analysis and SEM

Someone recently asked me about how to incorporate results from Structural Equation Models into a meta-analysis. The short answer is ‘with great difficulty’, although that’s not terribly helpful. One approach it to do the meta-analysis at the correlation level, which is good if the SEM studies report the zero-order correlations (which hopefully they do). That […]

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