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Research Methods

The Science of Psychology

Ethics

Reliability & Validity

Conceptualizing a Research Study

Descriptive Methods

Key Elements of Experimental Design

Experimental Designs

Quasi-Experimental Designs

Applying Research Concepts

General Review Material

Statistics

Why We Need Statistics

Levels of Measurement

Central Tendency and Variability

Inferential Statistics

Statistical Significance

Single Sample t-test

t-test for Dependent Means

t-test for Independent Means

One-way Analysis of Variance

Factorial Analysis of Variance

Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance

Correlation

Prediction

Chi-square

Scale Reliability

Applying Statistical Concepts

General Review Material

Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Activity: Conducting a t-test for Independent Means

This activity leads students through conducting a t-test for Independent Means using a two group design. Students Read More...


Pencast #3: Narrated Problem for Doing a Two Sample t-Test

Using pencasts, practice solving statistical problems and hear a narration of the solution to check your answers. Read More...


PowerPoint: Review of How to Calculate a t-test for Independent Means

This PowerPoint presentation demonstrates how to calculate a t-test for independent means.

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Practice: Hand Calculation of t-test for Independent Means(Research Methods & GPA)

This activity can be used as practice after students have learned how to hand calculate a t-test for independent Read More...


Practice: Hand Calculation of t-test for Independent Means(Self-Reference & Memory)

This activity can be used as practice after students have learned how to hand calculate a t-test for independent Read More...


Practice: Hand Calculation of t-test for Independent Means(Temperature & Mood)

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Screencast Tutorial for a t-test for Independent Means (Amanda's Study)

Through a combination of narrated PowerPoint slides and real-time screen capture of PASW/SPSS, we present a novel Read More...