Deborah Mayo on statistical significance testing

20 Dec, 2018 at 16:30 | Posted in Statistics & Econometrics | Comments Off on Deborah Mayo on statistical significance testing


Although yours truly appreciate much of Mayo’s philosophical-statistical work, it is essential to remember that her qualified use of ‘severe testing’ actually is pretty far from​ the usual day to day practice of significance testing among applied social scientists today. If, however, statistics​ users stuck to Mayo’s ‘severe testing,’ there would be less reason to criticize the modern frequentist position on statistical inference.

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