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Garrett Aryan PSY 3301 Oliver Lab Assignment #1 A recent study reported that senior citizens who got regular physical exercise experienced less depression than adults who did not get regular exercise - even when tested 2 years later (Fukukawa, Nakashima, Tsubio, Kozakai, Doyo, Niino, Ando & Shimokata, 2004). Below are some depression scores (measured as the individual’s number of depressive symptoms) for two groups of older adults. Adults who got regular exercise 1 3 3 3 5 2 3 4 Adults who did not get regular exercise 4 4 6 3 5 7 7 6 1. a) How many people participated in this study? (1pt) 16 b) What is the independent variable? (2pts) Exercise vs no exercise c) What is the dependent variable? (2pts) Depression d) What level of measurement is the independent variable measured on (i.e. Nominal, Ordinal, Interval or Ratio)? (1 pt) Nominal e) What level of measurement is the dependent variable measured on? (1pt) Nominal Enter the data into an SPSS file. -
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course PSYCH 3315 taught by Professor Etherton during the Spring '09 term at Texas State.

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