Monthly Archives: February 2017

Minimising false positives and false negatives in research

In December 2016, the Journal of Applied Physiology commenced the series Cores of Reproducibility in Physiology (CORP) to highlight the lack of reproducibliity in physiology research and provide solutions. In the first CORP article, statistician Dogulas Curran-Everett explains that to improve reproducibility in research, experiments and analyses need to minimise false positive and false negative findings. The false positive rate

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