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York University
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless

Lecture 2Womens Psych 1122012 65200 AM Research Issues StereotypesVideoKilling us softly III Theoretical Perspectives Lecture OneResearch WHAT IS GOOD RESEARCHResearch that is reliable o It can be duplicated valid o it measures what it is supposed to measureinternal validity o generableexternal validity WHAT IS BAD RESEARCHNot reliableNot valid Exampleon test Research and Postmenstrual Hormones usehandout When good research goes bad o First sample group was younger healthier had better hearts Research and biases in gender related research WHAT IS ASKEDYou want to make sure that what we are talking about is related to the topicHOW IT IS ASKED You have to be very careful about how you ask questions when you do research o Examplehandouto Stuckless N 2001 A simple lesson in item validity Qualitative data informing quantitative data Brief reportTraumatic Stress Points 15 2 12 Question about if menwomen fear their ex partnerQualitative question which helped explain the answer
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