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Research Methods in  Research Methods in  Psychology Psychology STATISTICS  October 5 , 2009
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Agenda: Agenda: Announcements  Stats lecture Final Project Group Work Break Group activity/ Midterm Review
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Purpose of Statistics: Purpose of Statistics: To present evidence that the study’s  findings support the conclusions Objective techniques to observe results  Support that the IV had an effect on the DV Meta-analysis 
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Statistical Analysis: Statistical Analysis: 3 Steps- 1. Organize the data 2. Summarize the data  (descriptive statistics) 1. Confirm what the data reveal  (inferential statistics)
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1. Organize the Data 1. Organize the Data Examine the general features of the data  and edit/ “clean” the data Check for errors Numerically, pictorially, or verbally
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1. Organize the Data 1. Organize the Data , ,  continued  continued Example: Barbie experiment Organize scores on “Child Figure Rating Scale” Clean the data BARBIE GROUP EMME GROUP NEUTRAL GROUP Subject Score Subject Score Subject Score 1 -8 6 -2 11 2 2 -7 7 -2 12 0 3 -8 8 0 13 4 4 -5 9 14 14 4 5 -7 10 3 15 0
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2. Summarize the Data: 2. Summarize the Data: Descriptive statistics A. Measures of central tendency  Mean (M)  Median (Md)  Mode B. Measures of variability  Range Standard deviation (SD or s) 
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2. Summarize the Data 2. Summarize the Data , continued , continued Example: You have the following data-
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