PSY32 - Lecture 5

PSY32 - Lecture 5 - Admin Paper 1 will be assigned in lab...

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Admin *Paper 1 will be assigned in lab this week. It is due at the beginning of your lab section next week. *Turnitin.com *Hard copy to your TA Last Time *Ethics *Moral Principles *Respect for persons and their autonomy *Beneficence and nonmaleficence *Justice *Trust *Fidelity and scientific integrity *IRB and IACUC Protocols Today’s Tasks *APA Format *Nonexperimental Research APA Style Section on Blackboard d Citing Sources: APA Style A guide published on the Tisch Library website.    APA Formatting and Style Guide This website from Purdue University is great for learning APA style APATemplate.doc Click here (80.5 Kb) Reporting common statistics in APA Style This is a very useful handout on how to report common statistics in APA style. Sample Paper Click here (45 Kb)  This sample paper was written by Prof. Sam Sommers and should be used as an example  only. The APA Publication Manual should be your source for formatting information.  There's a sample paper in there too.    In-Text Citation Guide Click here (31 Kb)  This brief handout provides some useful information about in-text citations.  APA Format: Basic Parts of a Manuscript *Title Page *Abstract
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*Introduction *Method *Results *Discussion *References Title Page *Title page includes *A concise title describing the study *List of authors and their affiliations *A running head of up to 50 characters (placed at the top left of the title page) *Page header and page number at top right *First few words of title *Nothing else goes on the title page Introduction *What do you know about this section? *Outlines the logic of your study and how your study relates to previous research *Usually ends with specific hypotheses to be tested in your research study *Well written IF the hypotheses seem to follow clearly from the material presented in the introduction *General to specific: Funnel shape Introduction *Only section without a heading *Starts with title of the study *Then start the text of the Introduction Method *Tells the reader exactly how the study was conducted *Enables replication *Enables evaluation *Sections *Participants *Materials *Procedure *Centered heading Participants *Describe the participants or subjects in your sample *At a minimum, should include: *Total number and the number in each experimental condition *Sex *Age Participants Fifty-six patients (28 men and 28 women) with frontal lobe injuries participated in this study. Ages ranged from 43 to 65 years ( M = 54.3, SD = 3.1).
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Materials *Describe specialized equipment *Stimulus presentation was accomplished using the E-Prime software suite (Psychology Software Tools, Pittsburgh, PA). *Here is where you would describe particular measures, like a questionnaire.
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course PSYCH 31 taught by Professor Dicorcia during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.

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