Part of our ongoing series of editing cartoons, straight from the book. Last week’s ‘toon available here.
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Conro was beginning to regret inviting feedback
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Life in the Lab Book.
Editing chapter now added.
Based on a true story but, sadly, I didn’t capture a picture. 🤔
When reporting your results, you have two main options regarding stats reporting: If you selected a critical value that your P value needed to reach for you to reject your null hypothesis then the outcome has to be binary. Data are either significant or not significant. However, remember that a P value is a measure…
Significance: a danger word.
When should you say a "significant difference"? Probably not as often as you were taught in school.
Just a quick announcement to say that Chapter 7 of Life in the Lab has now been uploaded and is available to download here. The new chapter adds sections on each of the different elements of a primary data paper; title, abstract, introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion. This content started life as my…
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Today I have uploaded the next edition of Life in the Lab, the Essential Guide to Becoming a Researcher. This update adds Chapter 6 which is all about science writing skills. I’ve also corrected some formatting issues and corrected some small typos that made it through into the previous edition. If you have already purchased…