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Angry Birds, Angry Children, and Angry Meta-Analysts: A Reanalysis

Furuya-Kanamori, Luis; Doi, Suhail A R


Ferguson's (2015a) meta-analysis assessed a very important and controversial topic about children's mental health and video games. In response to the concerns raised by researchers about the appropriateness of the meta-analytical methods used by Ferguson; we decided to reanalyze the data and discuss two major misconceptions about meta-analysis. We argue that partial correlations can (and should) be meta-analyzed instead of zero-order bivariate correlations if the predictors included in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-05
Type: Journal article
Source: Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science
DOI: 10.1177/1745691616635599


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