2 and age 4 compared to children who drank wholeor 2% milk (Scharf, Demmer, and DeBoer, 2013). Isthis an example of an experimentalmental study?*1. A researcher is interested in the texting habits of highschool students in the United States. The researchernonexperiselects a group of 100 students, measures the numberof text messages that each individual sends each dayand calculates the average number for the groupa. Identify the population for this studyb. Identify the sample for this studyc. The average number that the researcher calculatedis an example of a .2. Define the terms population, sample, parameterand statisticor a9. Gentile, Lynch, Linder, and Walsh (2004) surveyedover 600 8th- and 9th-grade students asking abouttheir gaming habits and other behaviors. Their resultsshowed that the adolescents who experienced morevideo game violence were also more hostile and hadmore frequent arguments with teachers. Is this anexperimental or a nonexperimental study? Explainyour answer10. Weinstein, McDermott, and Roediger (2010) conducted an experiment to evaluate the effectiveness ofdifferent study strategies. One part of the study askedstudents to prepare for a test by reading a passageIn one condition, students generated and answeredquestions after reading the passage. In a second condi-tion, students simply read the passage a second timeAll students were then given a test on the passage3. Statistical methods are classified into two major catego-ries: descriptive and inferential. Describe the generalpurpose for the statistical methods in each category4. Define the concept of sampling error and explain whythis phenomenon creates a problem to be addressed byinferential statistics5. Describe the data for a correlational research studyExplain how these data are different from the dataobtained in experimental and nonexperimentalstudies, which also evaluate relationships betweentwo variablesmaterial and the researchers recorded the number ofcorrect answersa. Identify the dependent variable for this studyb. Is the dependent variable discrete or continuous?c. What scale of measurement (nominal, ordinalinterval, or ratio) is used to measure the dependentvariable?6. Describe how the goal of an experimental researchstudy is different from the goal for nonexperimental orcorrelational research. Identify the two elements thatare necessary for an experiment to achieve its goal7. Stephens, Atkins, and Kingston (2009) conducted anexperiment in which participants were able to toleratemore pain when they were shouting their favoriteswear words than when they were shouting neutralwords. Identify the independent and dependent vari-ables for this study11. A research study reports that alcohol consumption issignificantly higher for students at a state universitythan for students at a religious college (Wells, 2010)Is this study an example of an experiment? Explainwhy or why not.12. In an experiment examining the effects Tai Chi onarthritis pain, Callahan (2010) selected a large sampleof individuals with doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Half ofthe participants immediately began a Tai Chi courseand the other half (the control group) waited 8 weeksbefore beginning. At the end of 8 weeks, the individuals8. The results of a recent study showed that childrenwho routinely drank reduced fat milk (1% or skim)were more likely to be overweight or obese at ageSolutions for odd-numbered problems are provided in Appendix C.

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2 and age 4 compared to children who drank whole
or 2% milk (Scharf, Demmer, and DeBoer, 2013). Is
this an example of an experimental
mental study?
*1. A researcher is interested in the texting habits of high
school students in the United States. The researcher
nonexperi
selects a group of 100 students, measures the number
of text messages that each individual sends each day
and calculates the average number for the group
a. Identify the population for this study
b. Identify the sample for this study
c. The average number that the researcher calculated
is an example of a .
2. Define the terms population, sample, parameter
and statistic
or a
9. Gentile, Lynch, Linder, and Walsh (2004) surveyed
over 600 8th- and 9th-grade students asking about
their gaming habits and other behaviors. Their results
showed that the adolescents who experienced more
video game violence were also more hostile and had
more frequent arguments with teachers. Is this an
experimental or a nonexperimental study? Explain
your answer
10. Weinstein, McDermott, and Roediger (2010) con
ducted an experiment to evaluate the effectiveness of
different study strategies. One part of the study asked
students to prepare for a test by reading a passage
In one condition, students generated and answered
questions after reading the passage. In a second condi-
tion, students simply read the passage a second time
All students were then given a test on the passage
3. Statistical methods are classified into two major catego-
ries: descriptive and inferential. Describe the general
purpose for the statistical methods in each category
4. Define the concept of sampling error and explain why
this phenomenon creates a problem to be addressed by
inferential statistics
5. Describe the data for a correlational research study
Explain how these data are different from the data
obtained in experimental and nonexperimental
studies, which also evaluate relationships between
two variables
material and the researchers recorded the number of
correct answers
a. Identify the dependent variable for this study
b. Is the dependent variable discrete or continuous?
c. What scale of measurement (nominal, ordinal
interval, or ratio) is used to measure the dependent
variable?
6. Describe how the goal of an experimental research
study is different from the goal for nonexperimental or
correlational research. Identify the two elements that
are necessary for an experiment to achieve its goal
7. Stephens, Atkins, and Kingston (2009) conducted an
experiment in which participants were able to tolerate
more pain when they were shouting their favorite
swear words than when they were shouting neutral
words. Identify the independent and dependent vari-
ables for this study
11. A research study reports that alcohol consumption is
significantly higher for students at a state university
than for students at a religious college (Wells, 2010)
Is this study an example of an experiment? Explain
why or why not.
12. In an experiment examining the effects Tai Chi on
arthritis pain, Callahan (2010) selected a large sample
of individuals with doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Half of
the participants immediately began a Tai Chi course
and the other half (the control group) waited 8 weeks
before beginning. At the end of 8 weeks, the individuals
8. The results of a recent study showed that children
who routinely drank reduced fat milk (1% or skim)
were more likely to be overweight or obese at age
Solutions for odd-numbered problems are provided in Appendix C.
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2 and age 4 compared to children who drank whole or 2% milk (Scharf, Demmer, and DeBoer, 2013). Is this an example of an experimental mental study? *1. A researcher is interested in the texting habits of high school students in the United States. The researcher nonexperi selects a group of 100 students, measures the number of text messages that each individual sends each day and calculates the average number for the group a. Identify the population for this study b. Identify the sample for this study c. The average number that the researcher calculated is an example of a . 2. Define the terms population, sample, parameter and statistic or a 9. Gentile, Lynch, Linder, and Walsh (2004) surveyed over 600 8th- and 9th-grade students asking about their gaming habits and other behaviors. Their results showed that the adolescents who experienced more video game violence were also more hostile and had more frequent arguments with teachers. Is this an experimental or a nonexperimental study? Explain your answer 10. Weinstein, McDermott, and Roediger (2010) con ducted an experiment to evaluate the effectiveness of different study strategies. One part of the study asked students to prepare for a test by reading a passage In one condition, students generated and answered questions after reading the passage. In a second condi- tion, students simply read the passage a second time All students were then given a test on the passage 3. Statistical methods are classified into two major catego- ries: descriptive and inferential. Describe the general purpose for the statistical methods in each category 4. Define the concept of sampling error and explain why this phenomenon creates a problem to be addressed by inferential statistics 5. Describe the data for a correlational research study Explain how these data are different from the data obtained in experimental and nonexperimental studies, which also evaluate relationships between two variables material and the researchers recorded the number of correct answers a. Identify the dependent variable for this study b. Is the dependent variable discrete or continuous? c. What scale of measurement (nominal, ordinal interval, or ratio) is used to measure the dependent variable? 6. Describe how the goal of an experimental research study is different from the goal for nonexperimental or correlational research. Identify the two elements that are necessary for an experiment to achieve its goal 7. Stephens, Atkins, and Kingston (2009) conducted an experiment in which participants were able to tolerate more pain when they were shouting their favorite swear words than when they were shouting neutral words. Identify the independent and dependent vari- ables for this study 11. A research study reports that alcohol consumption is significantly higher for students at a state university than for students at a religious college (Wells, 2010) Is this study an example of an experiment? Explain why or why not. 12. In an experiment examining the effects Tai Chi on arthritis pain, Callahan (2010) selected a large sample of individuals with doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Half of the participants immediately began a Tai Chi course and the other half (the control group) waited 8 weeks before beginning. At the end of 8 weeks, the individuals 8. The results of a recent study showed that children who routinely drank reduced fat milk (1% or skim) were more likely to be overweight or obese at age Solutions for odd-numbered problems are provided in Appendix C.

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