FILE-DRAWER ANALYSIS

A statistical procedure addressing the file-drawer problem by computing the number of unretrieved studies, averaging an effect size of .00, that would have to exist in file drawers before the overall results of a meta-analysis would not be significant.

FILE-DRAWER ANALYSIS: "File drawer analysis is used in statistics."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FILE-DRAWER ANALYSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/file-drawer-analysis/ (accessed April 19, 2021).
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