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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: The Effects of Temperature on Perceptions of Loneliness

The study is a between-subjects, two-group independent measures design. Students collect data using a two group design, conduct a t-test, and write a lab report. The exercise is designed for

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Data Analysis: Two-Group Design (Simple Experiment)

This takes you to resources for teaching students the t-test for independent means.

Exemplar Study: Two-group Design (Simple Experiment) (Clean Scent and Cleaning Behavior)

To be used as a supplement to a traditional lecture, this activity makes use of published research to illustrate the two-group design. Discussion starters and in-class activities based on the

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Exemplar Study: Two-group Design (Simple Experiment) (Tipping in Restaurants)

To be used as a supplement to a traditional lecture, this activity makes use of published research to illustrate the two-group design. Discussion starters and in-class activities based on the

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PowerPoint: Two Group Design: The Influence of Arousal on Attraction

This powerpoint activity leads students through a two-group design demonstrating the influence of arousal (due to an anticipated public presentation) on perceived attractiveness of photographs.

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