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Chapter 2 Methodology of Cross-Cultural Research
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Goals of Cross-Cultural Research Describe some _____ difference When some difference is found, you want to _________________ _______ the factors that are identified
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Quantitative Research Measurement of certain aspect of human activity Variables chosen are studied empirically primarily through _________ Most common data is measures of central tendency
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Measures of Central Tendency Mode: ______ provide the _____ accurate account of the scores in the studied groups Median: when ___% of all scores the score X or a score of less than X, the median will be X Mean:
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Quantatitive Approach: Measurement Scales Four types of measurement scales: Nominal: Ordinal: Interval: Ratio:
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Correlations: Positive correlation: Negative correlation:
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Unformatted text preview: • _________ correlation was shown between frequency of pictures of faces shown and rating of picture liking • _________ correlation was shown between divorce rates and fertility (more children less likely chance of divorce) • Measurement Scales are important • Choosing correct measurement scales becomes a • ________ of __________ is correlation coefficient • Correlation coefficient: – Sign: – Value: • Marital status and subjective well being: a study of 42 nations examined and found that there was a ________________ correlation for individuals who were married and tended to feel better as opposed to unmarried individuals • Intelligence scores of twins is _________ even if raised together or not (0.88) than nonrelatives (0.20)...
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  • Spring '08
  • Orehek
  • Correlation and dependence, Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient, Spearman's rank correlation coefficient, Cross-Cultural Research

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