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


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.