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Unformatted text preview: 2. exptl vs. control gps. 3. Random assign 4. Quasi-exptl design D. Looking Deeper into Methods 1. Reliability 2. Validity 3. Bias 4. Expectancy 5. Pseudopsychology III. STATISTICS A. Defn B. Descriptive Stats 1. Summarize data 2. Frequency distribs 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. Defn 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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- Spring '08