BEST: Bayesian Estimation Supersedes the t-Test

An alternative to t-tests, producing posterior estimates for group means and standard deviations and their differences and effect sizes. It implements the method of Kruschke (2013) Bayesian estimation supersedes the t test. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142(2):573-603 <doi:10.1037/a0029146>.

Version: 0.5.4
Depends: HDInterval
Imports: coda, rjags
Published: 2021-10-13
Author: John Kruschke [aut], Mike Meredith [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Mike Meredith <mike at>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-US
Materials: NEWS
In views: Bayesian
CRAN checks: BEST results


Reference manual: BEST.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to BEST


Package source: BEST_0.5.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): BEST_0.5.4.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): BEST_0.5.4.tgz, r-release (x86_64): BEST_0.5.4.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): BEST_0.5.4.tgz
Old sources: BEST archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: cpi


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