Alpha Risk

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Alpha Risk

When testing a hypothesis, the risk of rejecting a piece of data that should have been accepted. Many tests reject some data as unusable or irrelevant. Alpha risk is the probability that the wrong data will be eliminated from the sample. It is also called type I error or alpha error. See also: Beta risk.
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Both in paradigm and procedure, the scientific method and culture prioritize type 1 error aversion (Hansson 2013) and "erring on the side of least drama" (O'Reilly et al.
Naturally, varying situations and contexts apply different decision rules in considering type 1 versus type 2 errors, and type 1 error aversion is beneficial in certain circumstances.
Null hypothesis Null hypothesis is TRUE is FALSE Reject null Type 1 Error Correct outcome
Type 1 errors are a false positive: a researcher states that a specific relationship exists when in fact it does not.
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Right now, credit unions may be making too many Type 1 errors in their loan programs," Rick said.
Pre decided numbers will not prevent the type 1 error but will limit the number of comparisons.
In designing a study, the power of a study to detect differences between 2 groups depends upon the number of subjects in each group, whether the groups are equal in size, the variability of responses among subjects, the magnitude of difference one is trying to detect, and the probability of making a type 1 error.
Additional topics that have been expanded upon and added include: different approaches to carrying out the simple effect analyses and pairwise comparisons (particularly with regard to related and repeated measure analyses), the power of the different approaches to the different effect analyses, optimal experimental designs, a review of Wilcox's arguments, normality violations and their consequence for experimental analyses, and the issue of inflated Type 1 error due to multiple hypotheses testing.
CHAPTER 3 COMPARING EXPERIMENTAL CONDITION MEANS, MULTIPLE HYPOTHESIS TESTING, TYPE 1 ERROR AND A BASIC DATA ANALYSIS STRATEGY.
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Here, only type 1 errors are usually applied, but type 2 errors should also be taken into consideration.