Sampling Techniques
Sampling technique is chosen to obtain the most representative sample possible and be
practical given recruitment restrictions (accessibility, cost, etc.) We want to reduce the sampling
error, or deviations of the sample from the popul
Exam 1
Psych 3101, Fall 14
Name:
TA:
Adam
Chris
Shannon
Vocabulary
Define the following terms. Use your own words as much as possible.
1. Mean:
2. Operational definition:
3. Tail:
4. Quartile:
5. Standardized distribution:
Conceptual questions
1. Write th
Mrs. Lee 8th Grade Physical Science
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Chapter 6 Practice Test Answer Key
_ a
1) A change in matter that produces new substances is called a _.
a) chemical reaction b) physical change
c) mixture
d) solution
_ d
2) Which of the following cannot be used
Journal Article Summary Worksheet
PSYC 3090
Instructions: Choose either Geenen et al. (2014) or Lpez-Prez and Wilson (2015),
whichever seems more interesting to you or more closely related to your groups
research project. Read the article at least once, u
Running head: LITERATURE REVIEW
1
Literature Review
University of Colorado, Denver
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for PSYC 3090
Kayla Knopp, M.A.
November 13th, 2016
The hedonic treadmill theory states that positive and negative events only pr
Research Designs
Nonexperimental Methods
o Descriptive Methods, Qualitative Research, Correlational, and Quasi-Experimental
Studies
o Methodology that does NOT involve directly manipulating the independent variable (IV).
This differentiates these from th
Experiments and Validity
Recall: An experiment is the only way to imply cause and effect.
Recall: An experiment requires assignment of conditions by the researcher
Variables of Interest
Prior to planning any experiment a researcher needs to determine thei
Ethical Principles
of Psychologists and
Code of Conduct
Adopted August 21, 2002
Effective June 1, 2003
With the 2010 Amendments
Adopted February 20, 2010
Effective June 1, 2010
Ethical Principles of Psychologists
and Code of Conduct
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
APA Styled Writing
Writing in General
Use Complete sentences
Do not use slang.
Do not use contractions.
Proofread youre document?
Style and organization
May be useful to read Chapter 2 of APA Manual.
Avoid excessive use of I, me, personally speaking
Lecture Notes Power &Basic Statistical Analysis
Power
a. Type I versus Type II error
b. Relationship to Sample Size
c. Power and alpha
Statistical Conclusion Validity
Problems with post hoc determination of statistical method
One-group design -> Single Sa
Lecture: Correlation and Regression
Reading: Chapters 15 and 16
In some cases we would like to know if a relationship exists between two continuous variables. In order
to determine if and what type of relationship exists between the two variables we use c
Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 3090 Section 3)
Fall Semester 2014
Meeting Times: M W 9:30 10:45 am
Location: NORTH 3202
Instructor: CJ McKinney, PhD
Office: NC 5009, Department of Psychology
Office hours: by appointment
E-mail: christopher.mckinney@
Lecture: One-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Reading: Chapter 12
The one-way ANOVA is used to determine if a difference exist between three or more groups. Answering the
basic research questions:
Is there a difference among three or more groups in regard
Lecture: Correlation and Regression
Reading: Chapters 15 and 16
In some cases we would like to know if a relationship exists between two continuous variables. In order
to determine if and what type of relationship exists between the two variables we use c
Independent Samples t-test
Reading: Chapter 10
The independent samples t-test is a between-groups design, meaning the participants in each group are
independent of those in the other group.
Answers the general research question:
Is there a difference betw
Lecture: Single Sample and Paired Samples t-test
Reading: Chapters 9 and 11
Previously we learned about the z-test which allowed us to compare an individual value or mean of a sample
of values to the population or hypothesized mean. One of the major condi
Annotated Bibliography
Matts:
Diener, E., Lucas, R. E., & Scollon, C. N. (2006). Beyond the hedonic treadmill: Revising the
adaptation theory of well-being. American Psychologist,61(4), 305. (Matthew Klein from
Google Scholar)
This study offers improvemen