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Table 3 Crosstabulation of estimated Cohen’s d for significant and non-significant condition for both studies

From: The significance fallacy in inferential statistics

Category Thermometer study Locomotion study
‘Significant’ (n = 53) ‘Non-significant’ (n = 73) ‘Significant’ (n = 65) ‘Non-significant’ (n = 68)
Large (d > 0.80) 17 (30%) 7 (9%) 24 (37%) 11 (16%)
Medium (0.50 < d < 0.80) 12 (15%) 7 (9%) 19 (29%) 4 (6%)
Small (0.30 < d < 0.50) 8 (23%) 16 (22%) 13 (20%) 12 (18%)
Very small (0.00 < d < 0.30) 16 (30%) 43 (59%) 9 (13%) 41 (60%)