The familywise Type I error rate is a familiar concept in hypothesis testing, whereas the per‑family Type I error rate is rarely addressed. This article uses Monte Carlo simulations and graphics to make a case for the relevance of the per‑family Type I error rate in research practice and pedagogy.
Frane, Andrew V.
"Are Per-Family Type I Error Rates Relevant in Social and Behavioral Science?,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
1, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol14/iss1/5