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Please consider of the following when relating to this scenario; hypothesis testing, meaningfulness, statistical significance and the misconceptions and misuse of p-values (Please include the variables unit of analysis, their levels of measurement, and/or a visual display of the data (if appropriate):
A research paper claims a meaningful contribution to the literature based on finding statistically significant relationships between predictor and response variables. In the footnotes, you see the following statement, “given this research was exploratory in nature, traditional levels of significance to reject the null hypotheses were relaxed to the .10 level.”
Please critically evaluate this footnote. As a reader/reviewer, what response would you provide to the authors about this footnote?