Trivials are effect sizes associated with statistically non-significant results. Trivials are like Tribbles in the Star Trek television show. They are cute and loveable. They proliferate without limit. They probably growl at Bayesians. But they are troublesome. This brief report discusses the trouble with trivials.
Sawilowsky, Shlomo S. and Yoon, Jina S.
"The Trouble With Trivials (p > .05),"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
1, Article 19.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol1/iss1/19