Scheffé test

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In statistics, a method of multiple comparisons that can be used for making not only pairwise comparisons but all possible linear combinations of group means. For pairwise comparisons of means it tends to be conservative, inasmuch as it requires larger differences between means for significance than some other methods. Compare Bonferroni correction, Duncan's multiple range test, least-significant difference test, Newman-Keuls test, Tukey-HSD test. [Named after the US mathematician Henry Scheffé (1907–77) who developed it in 1959]

Subjects: Psychology.

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