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pseudoreplication

Definitions

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  • n. The exaggeration of the statistical significance of a set of measurements resulting from treating the data as independent observations when they are in fact interdependent.

Etymologies

pseudo- +‎ replication (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Because some individuals were tracked for multiple successive trips, we analysed foraging parameters (maximum range, time spent foraging) using mixed-model analyses of variance (ANOVAs; module VEPAC in STATISTICA 8) to overcome issues of pseudoreplication.

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  • Bearings from the same bat had to be at least two minutes apart to be included in the dataset to avoid pseudoreplication.

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  • Speaking of trajectory, extrapolation, and pseudoreplication ...

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