115 What are common statistical sins? 105 Intuitive explanation for dividing by $n-1$ when calculating standard deviation? 57 When are Log scales appropriate? 34 Interpretation of p-value in hypothesis testing 23 Why does frequentist hypothesis testing become biased towards rejecting the null hypothesis with sufficiently large samples?

### Reputation (8,744)

 +18 Intuitive explanation for dividing by $n-1$ when calculating standard deviation? +30 When are Log scales appropriate? +10 Why does frequentist hypothesis testing become biased towards rejecting the null hypothesis with sufficiently large samples? +10 If the likelihood principle clashes with frequentist probability then do we discard one of them?

### Questions (8)

 20 If the likelihood principle clashes with frequentist probability then do we discard one of them? 16 Optional stopping rules not in textbooks 16 Sequential hypothesis testing in basic science 15 What statistical methods are archaic and should be omitted from textbooks? [closed] 5 Statement of result for binomial confidence intervals

### Tags (133)

 197 hypothesis-testing × 42 105 intuition 111 p-value × 23 88 statistical-significance × 24 105 teaching × 3 86 confidence-interval × 19 105 standard-error 68 data-visualization × 5 105 bessels-correction 59 data-transformation × 2