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Why the garden-of-forking-paths criticism of p-values is not like a famous Borscht Belt comedy bit

People point me to things on the internet that they’re sure I’ll hate. I read one of these awhile ago—unfortunately I can’t remember who wrote it or where it appeared, but it raised a criticism, not specifically of me, I believe, but more generally of skeptics such as Uri Simonsohn and myself who keep bringing […] The post Why the garden-of-forking-paths criticism of p-values is not like a famous Borscht Belt comedy bit appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.
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