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Statistics & Research Methods for Psych

PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Conceptual Framework, List Of Fables Characters

Qualitative research cont. When do we use ground theory? Should When the aim is to explain a processphenomenonbehavior (how) Lack of previous theory Allows for flexibility and creativity Shouldnt When the aim is to describ...

Psychology
PSYC2012
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PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Spatial Memory, Grounded Theory

Qualitative research vs Quantitative research Qualitative Quantitative Aim Understand and interpret Test hypothesis, can ...

Psychology
PSYC2012
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PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Confidence Interval, Null Hypothesis, Sampling Distribution

find more resources at oneclass.com T-test Whe should e use t-test? Whe the aiae is uko I the t-test, e eed totiate the variace. ote: this is the ke diffeee etee t-test ad z-test Ho do e alulate the aiae i t-test? Needs to...

Psychology
PSYC2012
Dr Rebecca Pinkus/Dr Steson Lo/Dr Haryana Dhillon
PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Central Limit Theorem, Sampling Distribution, Standard Error

Remember: statistics are problematic!! We cant say that Ho is definitely false if p < a p > a does not mean that Ho is definitely true. Thats why we dont prove anything if p < a, just saying that the result is in favor of...

Psychology
PSYC2012
Dr Rebecca Pinkus/Dr Steson Lo/Dr Haryana Dhillon
PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Null Hypothesis, Confirmation Bias, Blind Experiment

Control for the experiment The more we control, the more reliable our experiment is Different approach of control in experiment - Manage the levels of IV (hold constant or systematically vary) - ...

Psychology
PSYC2012
Dr Rebecca Pinkus/Dr Steson Lo/Dr Haryana Dhillon
PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Confounding, Spatial Memory, Internal Validity

Type of correlation design 1) Single strata Selected the participants based on one characteristics. E.g. only selecting first year psychology students Problem: cohort effectthe effect that participants who has the same c...

Psychology
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PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Naturalistic Observation, Internal Validity, Spatial Memory

Goal of science 1) Describe behaviour ----e.g. how the brains work, does brain play a role on cognitive development 2) Predict behaviour ----e.g. social science. Does the change of social status influen...

Psychology
PSYC2012
Dr Rebecca Pinkus/Dr Steson Lo/Dr Haryana Dhillon
PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Community Psychology

In this distribution, we know p(z>1)=9.2+4.4+1.7+0.5+0.1=15.9 (note: you can also look for the z table to find the relevant area) Remember: to shadow the area you are interested. Qualitative research To understand the conc...

Psychology
PSYC2012
Dr Rebecca Pinkus/Dr Steson Lo/Dr Haryana Dhillon
PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Standard Score, Standard Deviation, Normal Distribution

Mean and standard deviation can give us the useful information to describe the data For example: Maths test English test Sam score: 60 50 Mean:65 45 Standard devation:5 5 Sam is 1 SD ((6065)5) below the mean but 1 SD ((504...

Psychology
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PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Standard Deviation

Exercise: Raw data 7,8,9,9,9,12,12,13,13,13,14,15,15,16 Mode: the score that has the most frequency. E.g. in this set the mode is 9 (note that the mode can be none or all all score only appears once) Median: the score that...

Psychology
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PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Level Of Measurement

Scales of measurement Categorical (discrete) Nominal scalewe can only tell it is same or different. e.g. red box vs blue box Ordinal scale we can tell it is same or different. +greater less than e.g. depression scales (1ve...

Psychology
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PSYC2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Brian Wansink, Dependent And Independent Variables, Categorical Variable

Why do we need research methods? Better understanding of psychology Evaluate research claimshypothesis Require critical thinking skills Better customer of research to be familiar with the research method Help to designcond...

Psychology
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