What can we learn from studies based on small sample sizes? comment on Regan, Lakhanpal, and Anguiano (2012)

David R. Johnson, Lauren K. Bachan

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Abstract

In a recent article, Regan, Lakhanpal, and Anguiano (2012) highlighted the lack of evidence for different relationship outcomes between arranged and love-based marriages. Yet the sample size (n = 58) used in the study is insufficient for making such inferences. This reply discusses and demonstrates how small sample sizes reduce the utility of this research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1233-1236
Number of pages4
JournalPsychological reports
Volume113
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 6 2013

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Johnson, David R. ; Bachan, Lauren K. / What can we learn from studies based on small sample sizes? comment on Regan, Lakhanpal, and Anguiano (2012). In: Psychological reports. 2013 ; Vol. 113, No. 1. pp. 1233-1236.
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