Although every statistics book will tell you not to go looking for statistical significance, sadly that’s still what happens in many analyses and scientific research. Often forgotten, is to check for statistical power. Here’s a refresher, and how to do it in R. Remember statistical significance? A finding is statistically… Read More »Statistical power, it matters. Even in R.
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A two-sample t-test (aka an independent t-test or student’s t-test) is most often used to compare the means of two samples. For example: you might be checking if black cats, on average, have the same body weight as white cats. In this blog post I explain how to do a… Read More »The t-test in R revisited