Bayes vs NHST – don’t overlook the importance of confirmatory/exploratory distinction

GlovesJim Kennedy has just commented on Victoria Savalei and Elizabeth Dunn’s Frontiers paper on psychology’s replicability crisis. While Bayesian psychologists slug it out with those who advocate null hypothesis significance testing, Kennedy warns against overlooking the distinction between confirmatory and exploratory research. Kennedy’s comment, along with the paper and comments from @JeffRouder and others, is here.

About Caroline Watt

Prof Caroline Watt is a founder member of the Koestler Parapsychology Unit.
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