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dc.contributor.authorMuff, Stefanie
dc.contributor.authorNilsen, Erlend Birkeland
dc.contributor.authorOHara, Robert Brian
dc.contributor.authorNater, Chloe Rebecca
dc.identifier.citationMuff, S., Nilsen, E. B., OHara, R. B. & Nater, C. R. (2021). Rewriting results sections in the language of evidence. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 37(3), 203-210. doi:en_US
dc.description.abstractDespite much criticism, black-or-white null-hypothesis significance testing with an arbitrary P-value cutoff still is the standard way to report scientific findings. One obstacle to progress is likely a lack of knowledge about suitable alternatives. Here, we suggest language of evidence that allows for a more nuanced approach to communicate scientific findings as a simple and intuitive alternative to statistical significance testing. We provide examples for rewriting results sections in research papers accordingly. Language of evidence has previously been suggested in medical statistics, and it is consistent with reporting approaches of international research networks, like the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, for example. Instead of re-inventing the wheel, ecology and evolution might benefit from adopting some of the ‘good practices’ that exist in other fields.en_US
dc.description.abstractRewriting results sections in the language of evidenceen_US
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dc.titleRewriting results sections in the language of evidenceen_US
dc.title.alternativeRewriting results sections in the language of evidenceen_US
dc.typePeer revieweden_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.rights.holder© 2021 The Author(s)en_US
dc.source.journalTrends in Ecology & Evolutionen_US

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