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Statistics 1. Construct: Self-esteem Nominal Scale: Compare males (1) to females (2) who have similar stress factors and successful achievements within the same group. Ordinal Scale : Rank a group of students’ self-esteem: low, moderate or high. Interval Scale : Have a class of fifth graders take the Rosenberg self-esteem test, which is a simple 10 question test with four possible answers from “strongly agree” to “strongly disagree”. Ratio Scale: Divide a person’s number of successes by a person’s number of failures. Four Questions/ Hypotheses 1. How does age affect the Rosenberg self-esteem test? If a class of first and fifth graders were asked to take the Rosenberg test, how would their self-esteem compare divided by age? ANOVA would be the best type of statistical analysis because there are two
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Unformatted text preview: independent groups. 2. Do men and women see achievements and failures the same in respect to self-esteem? Do men and women process an A on a exam as a boost in self-esteem? Mann-Whitney U test would be the best type of statistical analysis because there are two groups. 3. How much of personality is determined by self-esteem? T-tests would be the best type of statistical analysis because there are two independent groups. 4. What, if any, is the correlation between self-esteem and extroversion? Does a high level of self-esteem mean the person also has a high level of extroversion? Spearman correlation would be the best type of statistical analysis because both variables are ordinal....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course PSY 3213L taught by Professor Ford during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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