Using Your Results 4.12

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/3/11 PSYC E226 Research Methods 4/12/2010 Using Your Results
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6/3/11 Know what the three main parts of a discussion section are Understand limitations of college, volunteer, and location populations Be familiar with different ways of disseminating research Learning Objectives
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6/3/11 1. Find a research idea 2. Decide how to measure 3. Find participants 4. Choose a research strategy 5. Study design 6. Collect data 7. Evaluate data 8. Report the results Revisiting Research Steps
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6/3/11 Empirical research papers follow a standard pattern to consistently communicate the same important components We’ve addressed Introduction Methods Results section focuses on statistics Reports descriptive stats Reports test statistics and p-values Writing up your study
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6/3/11 Discussion section focuses on three main areas: Interpretation of findings Limitations of the study Future direction Writing up your Study
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6/3/11 What did my statistics mean? Was my hypothesis supported? What does that mean for the broader research question? How does this fit in with other research, the background that I presented before? Think about your research proposal. If your hypothesis was supported, what conclusions could you draw? Interpretation of findings
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6/3/11 We know that in any study, there is a balance between different methodological needs Internal vs. External Validity Large sample vs. being able to get the study done Measurement vs. testing fatigue
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