P-hacking in academic research : a critical review of the job strain model and of the association between night work and breast cancer in women

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Ingre, Michael; (2017)
  • Publisher: Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University
  • Subject: Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology) | Psykologi (exklusive tillämpad psykologi)

P-hacking can be described as a more or less deliberate, explorative approach to data analysis with a flexible/opportunistic search space and the reporting of primarily statistically significant findings. This leads to inflated type-1 error rates and to bias in reported... View more
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