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Unformatted text preview: 2. expt’l vs. control gps. 3. Random assign 4. Quasi-expt’l design D. Looking Deeper into Methods 1. Reliability 2. Validity 3. Bias 4. Expectancy 5. Pseudopsychology III. STATISTICS A. Def’n B. Descriptive Stats 1. Summarize data 2. Frequency distrib’s 3. “Typical score” measures a. mean b. median c. mode d. extreme score sensitivity 4. Normal vs. skewed distribs 5. Variability a. Range b. Standard dev 6. Percentile rank C. Inferential Statistics 1. Def’n 2. Statistical significance 3. Samples & populations 4. Meta-analysis D. Lying with Statistics 1. Selective reporting 2. Lying with Graphs IV. RESEARCH STUDIES (QALMRI) A. Question B. Alternatives C. Logic D. Method E. Results F. Inferences...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '08