SIGNIFICANCE By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 The degree that something is meaningful or will have a consequence. See statistical significance. SIGNIFICANCE: "Significance is the degree to that something is meaningful." Related Psychology Terms ARTIFACT EFFECT SIZE KRUSKAL-WALLIS TEST TREATMENT EFFECT NULL HYPOTHESIS NULL HYPOTHESIS SIGNIFICANCE TESTING (NHST) READINESS BONFERRONI T TEST PERCEIVED RISK LIFE SATISFACTION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SIGNIFICANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/significance/ (accessed August 18, 2018).