How to write results section S08

How to write results section S08 - Psyc213 APA writing tips...

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Psyc213 APA writing tips: How to Write a Results Section This section of an APA paper tells your reader what statistical tests were performed on the data, and what the outcomes of those tests were. You will summarize both inferential statistical information as well as descriptive statistical information. Also, it is a good habit to report the results for all of the analyses (even nonsignificant ones). Sometimes researchers will just report statistically significant results. Finally, it is important to note that your results section should just be about objectively reporting the facts of your analyses. Don’t offer any interpretation at this point. Interpretation of your analyses is saved for the Discussion Section of an APA paper. The Results Section can be the shortest section of an APA paper (it just depends on how many different tests need to be conducted to analyze your data). Usually you break up your results section into separate paragraphs for each dependent variable that you are analyzing. For example, you start each new paragraph by first telling the reader what dependent variable is being analyzed. Also, if anything was done to the data before it was entered into SPSS for analysis, this should be noted (e.g., if raw scores were transformed into percentages or if certain measures were added together, etc.). Then, inform the reader in words (aka, in English) what
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