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David Colquhoun

Published 19 November 2014.DOI: 10.1098/rsos.140216

Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1 6BT, UK

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Review article: #### An investigation of the false discovery rate and the misinterpretation of *p*-values

David Colquhoun

R. Soc. open sci. 2014 1 140216; DOI: 10.1098/rsos.140216. Published 19 November 2014

- Article
- Abstract
- 2. Introduction
- 3. The screening problem
- 4. The significance test problem
- 5. A few more complications
- 6. The false discovery rate in the simulated
*t*-tests - 7. Underpowered studies
- 8. The inflation effect
- 9. Two more approaches
- 10. What happens if we consider
*p*=0.05, rather than*p*≤0.05? - 11. Berger's approach
- 12. Is the argument Bayesian?
- 13. Conclusion: what can be done?
- Acknowledgements
- Appendix A
- References

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