Frequentists have suffered another significant setback (pun intended) in the social science world. Via the amazing Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution, we’ve just learned that a psychology journal has officially banned significance testing from its pristine pages. (Also, check out this excellent blog post by Steven Novella, who describes this move as “the first real crack in the wall for the almost-universal use of the null hypothesis significance testing procedure …”) In other news, man bites dog …
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