Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary
Chow: Statistical significance

“With friends like this . . .”: Three flaws in Chow's defense of significance testing

Richard J. Harris a1
a1 Department of Psychology, Logan Hall, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 [email protected]


Chow's book should be read only by those who already have a firm enough grasp of the logic of significance testing to separate the few valid, insightful points from the many incorrect statements and misrepresentations.