Significant Statistical Differences in Sensory Research

Apr 1, 2008 | Contact Author | By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries
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Title: Significant Statistical Differences in Sensory Research
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My dictionary has two definitions of the term significant. As others have pointed out, a research finding may be true without being important. When statisticians say a result is “highly significant,” they mean it is very probably true. Importance and meaning are determined by the consumer.