Category Archives: Scientific Literature

The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

Sôritês paradoxon: Contextualism & borderline vagueness

Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) simulations

Mathematical foundations of Bayesian inference

α-correction for simultaneous statistical inference: Familywise error rate vs. per-family error rate

Valid logical inferences, scientific integrity, ethics, and authenticity in the neoliberal academic climate

The correct adjustment of α-levels is a logical prerequisite for valid inferences and conclusions (that is, in the NHST framework). However, if stringent (appropriate) α-control techniques would be applied, many experiments would not reach statistical significance at the conventional α …