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<h2>Meta-Analysis</h2> <p><strong>Introduction</strong></p> <p><em>"Meta-analysis is the quantitative, scientific synthesis of research results. Since the term and modern approaches to research synthesis were first introduced in the 1970s, meta-analysis has had a revolutionary effect in many scientific fields, helping to establish evidence-based practice and to resolve seemingly contradictory research outcomes."</em> <a href="https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25753" rel="nofollow">(Gurevitch, Koricheva, Nakagawa & Stewart, 2018)</a></p> <hr> <p>This is a good place to start for an overview and guide to conducting a meta-analysis:</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.stat-help.com/meta.pdf" rel="nofollow">See Meta-Analysis Notes (DeCoster, 2004)</a></li> </ul> <hr> <p><strong>Methodology & Applications</strong> </p> <ul> <li> <p>Trim and Fill Method</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17476644" rel="nofollow">Performance of The Trim and Fill Method in The Presence of Publication Bias and Between-Study Heterogeneity (Peters, Sutton, Jones, Abrams, Rushton, 2007)</a></li> </ul> </li> <li> <p>Application of <em>p</em>-uniform, a method that enables (a) testing of publication bias, (b) effect sizeestimation, and (c) testing of the null-hypothesis of no effect.</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25401773" rel="nofollow">Meta-Analysis Using Effect Size Distributions of Only Statistically Significant Studies (van Assen, van Aert, & Wicherts, 2015)</a></li> </ul> </li> </ul>
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