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Significance Testing

With significance testing, researchers can determine from their sample data whether they can reject their null hypothesis or not. Watch this video to learn about the components of significance testing including the role of the alpha level.


Podcast Episode: Statistical Significance

Today, we welcome back one of our special guests, Dr. Elizabeth Sweeney, a biostatistician and Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at Penn Medicine. In today’s episode, she will discuss the topic of Statistical Significance alongside one of our hosts, Dr. Alonso Carrasco-Labra.

Elizabeth and Alonso delve into the topic and discuss how Elizabeth tests for statistical significance in her daily practice, common misconceptions with statistical significance, and possible problems with multiple testing.


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