least-significant difference test

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In statistics, a method of multiple comparisons in which all possible t tests between group means are performed without adjustment of the significance levels for the fact that multiple, non-independent comparisons are being made, and therefore without adequate protection against a Type I error. Compare Bonferroni correction, Duncan's multiple range test, Newman-Keuls test, Scheffé test, Tukey-HSD test.

Subjects: Psychology.

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