Bayesian t-Test Teaching App

Preliminary Version

The goal of the Bayesian t-test app is to provide teachers with a handy tool to show students what a Bayes factor, and more generally, what the results from a Bayesian t-test look like when data points are added in real-time.


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  3. 3. Wetzels, R., Raaijmakers, J. G. W., Jakab, E., & Wagenmakers, E.-J. (2009). How to quantify support for and against the null hypothesis: A Bayesian t test. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16, 752-760.

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