Can we call mean differences "effect sizes"? 2018-07-05

The current draft of the transparent statistics guidelines has an FAQ and exemplar on effect sizes. During a meeting we ran at CHI to collect feedback, a participant strongly objected to our use of the term “effect size” in the guidelines. This prompted me to investigate further to make sure we haven’t missed anything in deciding the terminology. Here is what I found. We should report effect sizes. But what are effect sizes? Read more…

Launch of the transparent statistics in HCI blog 2018-07-03

This post marks the transition of the Transparent Statistics in HCI website to blogdown. This is an exciting transition for several reasons: The website is no longer backed by some hacked-together scripts I made. The website can be contributed to by others via Github. (Most excitingly), we will be able to begin blogging about transparent statistics in HCI! To that last point, we will be soliciting posts from members of the community on topics related to transparent statistical communication in human-computer interaction. Read more…