PSYC Statistics

Part One:

 

Note: For the two-way ANOVA, you will be expected to create a line graph as covered in the SPSS tutorial in the Course Content (and not a boxplot as in the textbook). This applies to future cumulative questions as well.

 

Green & Salkind: Lesson 26, Exercises 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8

 

The following helpful tips are numbered to correspond with the exercise number to which they refer (a dash indicates that no tips are needed):

 

1.     Instead of identifying these values on your output, as the text states, please write them into your Word file as written answers for #1 a, b, c, and d. (2 pts for output; a-d = 2 pts each)

4.     Produce a line graph instead of a boxplot for this problem. Follow directions in course SPSS tutorial for setting up a line graph. (2 pts)

5.     ——-  (2 pts)

6.     ——-  (2 pts)

7.     All homework “Results sections” should follow the example given in the Course Content document “Writing Results of Statistical Tests in APA Format” (note: you do not have to refer to a figure). (2 pts)

8.     Produce a line graph instead of a boxplot for this problem. Follow directions in course SPSS tutorial for setting up a line graph. (2 pts)

 

Part Two:

 

1.     A health psychologist is interested in the effects of exercise on stress in people who regularly exercise. Specifically, she is interested in the type of exercise as well as the time of day that the individual exercises. She recruits participants from a local health club who regularly participate in one of three types of exercise:  swimming, aerobics, and tennis. She further divides these participants by whether they exercise in the morning or the evening. She then administers a questionnaire to each individual assessing their self-reported stress level. (HIGHER SCORE = HIGHER STRESS). Conduct a two-way ANOVA to analyze these data. Use Tukey’s test in order to conduct any necessary post hoc analyses if there are significant main effects. You do not have to follow up on significant interactions at this time.

 

The steps will be the same as the ones you have been practicing in Part One of the assignment—the only difference is that you are now responsible for creating the data file as well. Remember to name and define your variables under the “Variable View,” then return to the “Data View” to enter the data. (2 pts for output, – 1 pt if no post hoc)

 

 

  

 

 

Morning

Swimming

Aerobics

Tennis10

16

12

16

919

21

16

18

 17

21

18

14

  

 

Evening14

13

8

12

1217

12

14

9

1012

15

19

14

 

 

 

2.     Write an APA-style results section describing the outcome. All homework “Results sections” should follow the example given in the Course Content document “Writing Results of Statistical Tests in APA Format” (note: you do not have to refer to a figure). For the two-way ANOVA, be sure to include statistical statements concerning the F ratios and p values for both main effects and the interaction, and interpretation statements about all 3 of these effects. (2 pts)

 

3.     Is there a significant interaction effect? (2 pts)

 

4.     Based on your results, is there one type of exercise that seems more effective in reducing stress than the others? Remember that higher scores = higher stress. (2 pts)

 

This assignment is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 4.

 

Part Three:  Cumulative Homework

 

1.   An investigator in child development research is studying the development of object permanence – the understanding that an object still exists even if its out of sight. She tests three groups of infants – ten who are 9 months old, 8 who are 12 months old, and 10 who are 15 months old. She presents each of the infants with 10 trials. On each trial, a toy is first shown to the child and then covered with a piece of cloth. The infant demonstrates object permanence if he or she looks for the object when it’s covered. Each infant is given a score for the number of trials (out of 10) on which he or she shows object permanence. Is there a significant difference between the groups on demonstrations of object permanence? Choose the correct test to analyze this question, set up the SPSS file, and run the analysis. Follow the directions under the table below.

 

 

 

 

9 Months8, 3, 4, 6, 5, 4, 9, 2, 0, 1

 

12 Months10, 5, 6, 7, 6, 5, 10, 3

 

15 Months10, 8, 9, 9, 8, 7, 9, 6, 6, 8

 

 

 

a)     Paste appropriate SPSS output. (2 pts)

b)    Paste appropriate SPSS graph. (2 pts)

c)     Write an APA-style results section describing the outcome. All homework “Results sections” should follow the example given in the Course Content document “Writing Results of Statistical Tests in APA Format” (note: you do not have to refer to a figure). (2 pts)

 

2.     A researcher wanted to investigate whether there was a difference in satisfaction ratings in an assisted living facility between residents who had a pet with them vs. those who did not have a pet.  She administered a scale asking them to rate their overall satisfaction with the facility.  Did having a pet have an impact on the residents’ overall satisfaction levels? Choose the correct test to analyze this question, set up the SPSS file, and run the analysis. Follow the directions under the table below (on next page).

 

 

  

 

 

 

Pet 

47

42

35

46

49

39

40

46

52

40

  

 

No Pet 

30

25

24

42

28

25

 

 

 

a)     Paste appropriate SPSS output. (2 pts)

b)    Paste appropriate SPSS graph. (2 pts)

c)     Write an APA-style results section describing the outcome. All homework “Results sections” should follow the example given in the Course Content document “Writing Results of Statistical Tests in APA Format” (note: you do not have to refer to a figure). (2 pts)

 

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125 word outline on mental health

 HERE IS THE ASSIGNMENT MUST BE 125 WORDS WITH ONE REFRENCE AND MUST PASS PLAGERISM CHECKER ALSO MUST BE IN AN OUTLINE FORM

THE TOPIC IS MENTAL HEALTH

The future trends of health care and how these services will be affected or need to change to meet these future trends-

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Tracey is a twenty-one-year-old student diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Tracey is a twenty-one-year-old student diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Assignment 3: An Interview of Your Choice

By Wednesday, February 25, 2015 complete the assignment presented below.

In order to really learn about interviewing, you must practice doing interviews. There is no substitute for direct experience in learning about interviewing. This assignment will be the first of several interviews you conduct during this course.

Find a volunteer to role-play a client. The purpose of this assignment is to introduce you to the experience of formulating questions and gathering information during a clinical interview. You are not expected to have mastered these skills in week 1 nor even by the end of this course. Clinical interviewing is a skill that requires a lot of practice and years of training.

Here, you will simply interview the volunteer who is role-playing a client that is having trouble at work. Be sure to develop a plan for the interview ahead of time. What is the purpose of your interview?  How will you achieve that purpose?

Be sure to follow the ethical guidelines you have read about, including competence, confidentiality, and informed consent. The interview should be at least 10 minutes in length but no more than 20 minutes.

After you complete your interview, provide a thoughtful discussion of the following:How did you prepare for the interview? Be sure to list the questions used in your interview and provide a brief summary of the content of your interview.How long was the interview?  How much effort was required to keep the interview to the required 10-20 minute timeframe?What things made the interview difficult or uncomfortable? Be as specific as possible.  For example, were there things you or your client said or did during the interview that were uncomfortable? What factors made the interview welcoming and comfortable?  Again be as specific as possible.Did you think you were effective in probing and obtaining information?As appropriate, cite the online content, the textbook, and other credible, scholarly sources to substantiate the points you are making.Apply APA standards for writing and citations to your work.

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PSY 360 Week #2-Assignment_Phineas Gage Paper

GRADED_Week #2-Assignment_Phineas Gage Paper

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Research Methods FINAL PROJECT: Introduction, Literature Review, and Methods Section

FINAL PROJECT:  THE ROLE OF INTROVERSION AND EXTRAVERSION
PERSONALITY TRAITS ON MARITAL BLISS

Introduction, Literature Review, and Methods Section PLEASE SEE ATTACHED DOCS:

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Assignment 2: Final Project: Introduction, Literature Review, and Methods Section

Turn in the proposed methods section for your research paper as well as your introduction and literature review.

The introduction and literature review should address your research question: why it is important, and how prior research does or does not support your hypothesis, as well as providing a background on what we know about this topic.

Please refer to the material on the components of a research paper provided in Module 1 as you work on this document.

Your methods section, in addition to covering the subheadings of participants, instruments, and procedure, must include a fourth subheading called ethical issues and note any ethical issues that need to be considered, as well as how they would be handled.

Be sure to include a title/cover page and a reference page formatted in APA style.

Submit your response to the M4: Assignment 2 Dropbox by Wednesday, April 22, 2015 . Your response should be at least four pages, double spaced, long. All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources. Confirm the latest edition number with your instructor.Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points With clarity and good writing style and grammar, you presented your proposed methods section for your research paper.

participants (15 points)instruments (15 points)procedure (15 points)ethical issues and how they would be handled (20 points)65You submitted an introduction and literature review that included a research question, a statement regarding the importance of the research topic, background information and a review of the literature regarding the topic, and a proposed hypotheses.20You wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.15Total: 100

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Select one of the mood disorders—major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, cyclothymic disorder, or bipolar disorder

Prepare a 1,050- to 1,500-word paper that discusses research-based interventions to treat psychopathology.

Review and differentiate the characteristics of the selected disorder and discuss the research about intervention strategies for the disorder by completing the following: Evaluate three peer-reviewed research studies using the Research Analysis. Conceptualize the disorder using the biopsychosocial or diathesis-stress models. Discuss the treatments or interventions that have been shown to be the most effective for your selected disorder. Why?

Cite at least three peer-reviewed sources for the first objective and one each for the second and third objectives. These five peer-reviewed sources should not be repeated in the paper.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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PHI 210 Assignment 2: Critical Thinking Paper

PHI 210

Assignment 2: Critical Thinking Paper

Your paper should present a reasoned, convincing argument for a position on a selected topic. The topic for this assignment is Marijuana should be made illegal in all 50 states.

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

1.    Follow the five (5) steps of persuasion: establishing credibility, acknowledging the audience’s position, constructing a rationale, transplanting root elements, and asking for a response.

2.    Clearly define your position and supporting evidence.

3.    Include all the necessary “evidence” for the reader to reach the expected conclusion in each argument in the paper (whether the overriding argument or one contained in an individual paragraph)

4.    Ensure that each argument in the paper (whether the overriding argument or one contained in an individual paragraph) is valid and free from both formal and informal fallacies.

5.    Include at least four (4) references (sources). At least one (1) of your sources must be obtained from the collection of databases accessible from the Learning Resources Center Web page.

The paper should follow guidelines for clear and effectively organized writing:

•    The paper is well-organized, and every explanation is both complete and easy to understand.

•    Include an introductory paragraph and concluding paragraph for the paper.

•    Main ideas should be addressed in body paragraphs with a topic sentence and supporting sentences.

•    Adhere to standard rules of English grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.

•    The paper should be checked for spelling and grammatical errors.

Your assignment must:

•    Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

•    Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

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Differnt questions

 

1. What is the monoamine theory of depression? What evidence supports this hypothesis as a cause of affective disorder? It generally takes 2-3 weeks of chronic treatment before an antidepressant begins to have a clinical benefit, yet the drug’s pharmacological effect (for example, its inhibition of MOA, or reuptake) is immediate. What synaptic mechanisms may underlie this time lag?

 

2. Critically evaluate the roles of the lateral hypothalamus and ventromedial hypothalamus in hunger and satiety. What other brain sites are known to be involved in eating behavior? How can this be explained in terms of a homeostatic model? What evidence shows that non- homeostatic mechanisms also contribute to feeding?

 

3. Describe the brain structures and anatomical pathways that make up the extrapyramidal and pyramidal motor systems. What are the main functions of these two systems? What regions in the cerebral cortex are known to be involved in movement? How do these areas contribute to the production of motor behavior?

 

4. How is the brain capable of “seeing” a spectrum of fine color when the eye contains only three different types of color detectors? What evidence supports the existence of dorsal (“where is it?”) and ventral (“what is it?”) visual systems in the cerebral cortex?  

 

5. Describe the main structures of the brain stem, the midbrain, and forebrain, including the basal ganglia, the limbic system and the cerebral cortex. What functions and behaviors are these regions known to control?

 

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PSY_428_Complete_Course_Material

 

PSY_428_Complete_Course_Material

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