p-hacking: What it is and how to avoid it!
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p-hacking: What it is and how to avoid it!

May 22, 2020
p-hacking is the misuse and abuse of p-values and results in being fooled by false positives. Some forms of p-hacking are obvious, but other are much more subtle. In this video, we talk about two forms of p-hacking and how to avoid them. NOTE: This StatQuest assumes that you are already familiar with p-values, if not check out: p-values: What they are and how to interpret them: https://youtu.be/vemZtEM63GY How to calculate p-values: https://youtu.be/JQc3yx0-Q9E Also, if you'd like to learn more about FDR, check out the 'Quest: https://youtu.be/K8LQSvtjcEo For a complete index of all the StatQuest videos, check out: https://statquest.org/video-index/ If you'd like to support StatQuest, please consider... Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/statquest ...or... YouTube Membership: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtYL... ...a cool StatQuest t-shirt or sweatshirt (USA/Europe): teespring.com/stores/statquest (everywhere): https://www.redbubble.com/people/star... ...buying one or two of my songs (or go large and get a whole album!) https://joshuastarmer.bandcamp.com/ ...or just donating to StatQuest! https://www.paypal.me/statquest Lastly, if you want to keep up with me as I research and create new StatQuests, follow me on twitter: https://twitter.com/joshuastarmer