Hypothesis Tests and P-Values

Description: A very clear and concise video using an example to describe what hypothesis testing is and to explain what a p-value is.

Link: The Scientific Process video presentation

Who created this resource: Duke University’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Biostatistics Core

What does this resource offerThis short video (6:52 min) provides a clear explanation of what hypothesis testing is, and what p-values and type 1 and type 2 errors are. It also includes some discussion about the difference between statistical significance and clinical significance. Finally, it provides some comments on the American Statistical Association’s Statement on Statistical Significance and P-Values.