Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Milligan, G. W. 2010. Hypothesis Testing. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Statistical hypothesis testing is a formalized decision-making process. It allows one to reach conclusions about the possible value or values of one or more population parameters. These parameters reflect important characteristics of the populations under study that are of interest to the researcher.