Statistics is for statisticians
By Valentin Amrhein
No, I’m not a statistician. I’m one of those biologists who, for decades, misused null hypothesis significance testing for testing hypotheses.
Recently, I don’t even do a lot of statistical analyses on my own. As soon as it gets a little complicated, but often also if it seems trivial, I’m reaching out to a statistician who will likely help if I ask persistently enough.
I really wonder how people can do research and publish papers without having a statistician on board. But obviously it does happen. Read more here