Plea for lower p-values

In a recently published article in "Nature Human Behavior" Michael Kirchler advocates along with more than 70 co-authors "to change the default P-value threshold for statistical significance from 0.05 to 0.005 for claims of new discoveries".

You can find a summary of the article and the ongoing debate in the scientific community at   and the links at the end of the news article. The three-sided original article can be downloaded from the link in the info-box below.

Benjamin, Daniel et al. (2017): "Redefine Statistical Significance". Nature Human Behavior (online), doi: 10.1038/s41562-017-0189-z  .

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