1.0 Anticipated results cheat sheet

1.0 Anticipated results cheat sheet - C.M Pierpaoli – PY...

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C.M. Pierpaoli – PY 356-008 A: METHODS (should be in future tense) 1. Participants…. done in a priori (before ) Who do you plan to include in the study? o Gender: 50 men 50 women o Ethnicity: Caucasian, Black, Asian, Mexican American, and others o Age range: 30-45 o Average age: 37 How many of them ( n =?)- based on power analysis o 100: based on power analysis o 50 men 50 women How and from where do you plan to recruit your participants and why? Volunteered for study by responding to a post in the news paper o Exclusion/inclusion criteria o ( what are the characteristics of people who will be included) adopted o what are characteristics that will exclude people (ex.illness) can’t have lived with their biological parents prior to adoption 2. Power analysis: “For the proposed study, an a priori power analysis will be conducted to determine a recommended sample size to detect a moderate effect of 0.15, error probability of 0.05 and power 0.95 (Faul, Erdfelder, Lang, & Buchner, 2007). Example language: “ An a priori power analysis (CITATION FROM ABOVE) determined that 300 [college-aged] participants would sufficiently power the proposed study. Participants would be recruited variously through print media and public service announcements […] Eligible
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