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From the Computational Genetics Laboratory at Dartmouth Medical School (www.epistasis.org)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

P-values, the 'gold standard' of statistical validity, are not as reliable as many scientists assume

This piece in Nature about the limitations of p-values is a must read. It is very relevant to genetics, epidemiology and, especially, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) that have put so much emphasis on p-values. We have also written about the limitations of p-values in a short editorial.




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