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Submission + - Why P-values cannot tell you if a hypothesis is correct (nature.com)

ananyo writes: P values, the 'gold standard' of statistical validity, are not as reliable as many scientists assume. Critically, they cannot tell you the odds that a hypothesis is correct. A feature in Nature looks at why, if a result looks too good to be true, it probably is, despite an impressive-seeming P value.
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Why P-values cannot tell you if a hypothesis is correct

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