Unformatted text preview: behavior. External – Can you generalize the results from your experiment to other subjects, settings, situations or times. I.e. would they apply to other cultures, or religions, or ages? If your study consisted of 99% Caucasians do these results apply to African Americans or Latinos? You don’t know, it may not even matter, but you have to be careful of how you word your conclusions. In the end you may have to conduct the research again with more representative groups. Statistical – Did you use the right statistical test when analyzing data? Your knowledge on this is very limited for now. Did you have enough subjects (power)? Remember with only a few subjects it is very easy for one abnormal person to skew the data to make it look like there is an effect when in reality there is not one....
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 226 taught by Professor Levens during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.
- Fall '09