I. Measurement-Statistics-Research-Evaluation: Continuum
Measurement is a research tool. Allows us to collect data. One or more variable of
interest in a research study.
Ex: Beck Depression Inventory
Two main characteristics of measuring instrument: 1) va
PSYCH
CLAIMS AND MODERATORS
Causal Claims
Argues that one variable (the IV) caused the change in another variable (the
DV).
Variables must be correlated
IV must come before DV in time
No other explanations exist
Stress harms brain, but it recovers
Val
PSYCH RESEARCH NOTES
Goals of Scientific Research
Description
Prediction
Explanation
Control
Description
Identification of regularly occurring sequences of events
Example, aggression in primate species
List of situations behavior occurs
Signals pr
Psych Notes
Preoperational stage
-animism: belief that inanimate objects are alive. Particularly objects that
have movement
-conservation: limited capacity to understand
-(Piagetian task) MnMs of all the same color, in two rows, same number in
each row Wh
Psych Notes
Deindividuation: part of conformity
What kind of behaviors may emerge? Deviant, impulsive
What contributes to losing your identity (deindividuation)? Being in a crowd, uniforms
(KKK, cant identify who they are)
Zimbardo study; The professor hi
Piaget: Stags of Cognitive Dev
1. Sensorimotor Stage (birth)- 2 Years
-six months, sit up
-walk and hold on at about 9 months
-a year: walking/talking
-BUT infants develop at different rates
-locomotion introduces indendence
-walking backwards 14 mnths
-h
Factors in Milgrams obedience:
The prestige of Yale v. questionable legitimacy
Face to face v. separate rooms
The gradual progression
Regardless, of what was changed, no matter what situation, it never stopped the
teacher from shocking the learner
Wh
Chapter 15
Know table 15.1
Formula 15.1 calc expected frequencies but do not need to use 15.1 and 15.2 in SPSS
Page 474: sample
170 individuals (N=170)
looking at two factors: Gender (m to f) and Political Party ID (three levels:
democrat, republican, ind
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Chapter 8 Review: Relates to Text Narrative Corresponding SPSS Assignment
p.242 One Sample T Test
Posted driving speed 55 mph
Assume average driving speed is 55 mph mean
Directional and one sample
Appendix D
Degrees of Freedom
Mathematical probab
10/29/13
Chapter 8 Review: Relates to Text Narrative Corresponding SPSS Assignment
p.242 One Sample T Test
Posted driving speed 55 mph
Assume average driving speed is 55 mph mean
Directional and one sample
Appendix D
Degrees of Freedom
Mathematical probab
DElia Majoria
Professor Hymel
Extra Credit
November 21, 2013
Nine year olds at the Monica Ross school form the population for this study. The
population distribution, in order of height (min= 50, max= 57), forms a normal bellcurve distribution (=53.4, = 1
CHAPTER 6:
p.171: different types of probability
173- Marital Satisfaction (variable)- levels of- Satisifed, dissatisfied
Job Satisfaction (variable)- levels of- satisfied, dissatisfied
Creates a table of frequency
Probability of simple event a is equal t
PSYCH ON QUESTIONING
Double-barrel Questions
Ask two or more questions in one question
I look for the main ideas as I read, and I formulate answers to
questions I have read as I read the assignment.
Although I know it is important, sometimes I dont pra