Continuing Commentary Tracey J. Shors & Louis D. Matzel (1997) Long-term potentiation: What's learning got to do with it? BBS 20:597–655
Does the finding of statistical significance justify the rejection of the null hypothesis?
David Sohn a1 a1 Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223–0001
The soundness of Chow's (1996; 1998a) argument depends on the soundness of his assertion that statistical significance may be understood to signify that chance may be excluded as the reason for results. The examples and arguments provided here show that statistical significance signifies no such thing.