Multiple testing: correcting for alpha error inflation with false discovery rate (FDR) or family-wise error rate?

Voelkl, Bernhard (2019). Multiple testing: correcting for alpha error inflation with false discovery rate (FDR) or family-wise error rate? Animal behaviour, 155, pp. 173-177. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.07.001

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Highlights • The FDR has recently gained popularity in behavioural biology. • In behavioural biology the FDR is frequently applied incorrectly. • The FDR is not a replacement for family-wise error (FWER) correction. • The difference between FDR and FWER is explained. • A decision table details which question requires which correction method.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH) > Veterinary Public Health Institute
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH) > Veterinary Public Health Institute > Animal Welfare Division

UniBE Contributor:

Völkl, Bernhard

Subjects:

500 Science > 590 Animals (Zoology)

ISSN:

0003-3472

Publisher:

Elsevier Ltd.

Language:

English

Submitter:

Lilian Karin Smith-Wirth

Date Deposited:

19 Nov 2019 15:02

Last Modified:

16 Jan 2020 08:42

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.07.001

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.135070

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/135070

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