Lecture%204-%20Hypotheses

Lecture%204-%20Hypotheses - I. Hypotheses...

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I. Hypotheses *A. Tentative “answers” to research  questions H1:  Increases in speech  preparation time will be  associated with increased levels  of speaking confidence.   *B. Why are hypotheses important?  C. The Form of a Hypothesis *1. Phrased as an affirmative statement *2. Assumes that a relationship exists 
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(reverse of the null hypothesis: H0) *3. Speculates about the nature and form  of the relationship *4. States the relationship in associative,  not causal terms *5. Is consistent with what is known from prior research  and theory D. Types of Hypotheses *1. Continuous statements H1:   Increased television viewing will  be   associated with increased  feelings of self-loathing.      H1: Greater feelings of marital 
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satisfaction will be associated  with lesser feelings of job  satisfaction *2. Difference statements   H1: People who consume tortilla  chips will be more lethargic than 
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