P-Hacking

[Last Updated January 21st 2024]
P-hacking or data dredging refers to the practice of altering statistical data analysis to find or fit a desried pattern. There are numerous way to p-hack and to spot p-hacking. We are currently writing up a brief guide for your convenience that we will post here in early February 2024. For now, just consider that any study might be p-hacked. So it's best to rely on various sources of evidence and replication rather than any single study in psychology. We try to cite numerous sources and meta analyses when possible. But some subjects are lacking in practically applicable research.

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