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file-drawer problem

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  • n. The bias to meta-analysis resulting from statistical studies with low statistical power tending to remain unpublished and inaccessible to the analyst.

Etymologies

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From the notion of statistical studies that show no significant effect tending to remain unpublished in file drawers.

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