Lecture 2 PSY220 Methods & Social Self (2013) shortened for PDF(1)

How do we know and feel about the self how does

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Unformatted text preview: e!) Literary Digest readers were mostly conserva>ve, but the majority of voters were poor Correla>onal Method §༊  How much do two variables go together? Correla>on coefficient (r) ranges from - 1.0 to +1.0 §༊  §༊  Posi>ve r = weight and height §༊  Nega>ve r = skipping classes and marks Correla>on Does Not Prove Causa>on! 1.  A causes B 2.  B causes A Some other variable, C, causes both A and B 3.  Experiments §༊  Independent variable = manipulated §༊  §༊  Random assignment to different condi>ons (on the independent variable) Dependent variable = measured Do Violent Videogames Cause Aggression? §༊  43 undergrad men and women randomly assigned to play one of two videogames §༊  §༊  §༊  Mortal Kombat PGA Tournament Golf Then played compe>>ve...
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