315 - Week 1 PSY 315 Week 1 Research Statistics and Psychology Paper Resources Assigned readings ERRs the Internet and other sources Prepare a 700 to

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Week 1 PSY 315 Week 1 Research Statistics and Psychology Paper Resources: Assigned readings, ERRs, the Internet, and other sources Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you examine the role of research and statistics in the field of psychology. Address the following items thoroughly: Define research and the scientific method (include an explanation of all five steps). Compare and contrast the characteristics of primary and secondary data. Explain the role of statistics in research. (Keep the focus within the field of psychology). Format your paper according to APA standards.Complete the Certificate of Originality Report and submit to the Assignments link as an attachment along with this assignment. Discussion Questions:How would you define research? How do statistics relate to research? How can research help your organization save money?What are some of the differences between primary and secondary data? Whyshould you use both primary and secondary data in research? What are some disadvantages of using secondary sources to make decisions?

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