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  • Statistical Research in Psychology

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    Statistical Research in Psychology Tiffany Fisher GEN 315 Abstract Many students, including myself, are unaware how important statistics can be to the research process in Psychology. In this report, I will discuss the method used to perform researches as well as the forms of data used through statistic in Psychology. This will include the advantages and disadvantages of each form used. Introduction Many studying Psychology might be shocked that statistics is a requirement. It is vital to

  • Research Statistics and Psychology Paper

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    Research Statistics and Psychology Paper Roberta Parker PSY/315 June 10, 2011 Dr. Julie Wilson Research Statistics and Psychology Paper Research plays a major role in psychology, which research is understood through statistics. Psychologists depend on research to understand theories and to understand how people behave, think, and feel. Research needs to be organized to be understood by psychologists; therefore statistics help organize the information and make the connection between the research

  • A Research Study On The Field Of Psychology

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    The field of psychology is truly fascinating, as the discovery of new and remarkable ideas arise with every question a researcher chooses to explore. Where questions can develop into a research study, which can either solidify, contribute, support, inspire, or provide answers in the field of psychology. In a sense, research is a trial and error approach as researchers are not always cognizant of the results that a study will provide. However, with sufficient knowledge the researcher can conduct a

  • The Role of Research and Statistics in the Field of Psychology

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    The Role of Research and Statistics in the Field of Psychology Abstract Research and statistics are essential elements within the field of Psychology. Through the evolution of technology, the task of conducting adequate research and statistics methods have become abundant in methodology. Because of such, research collection and experimentation approaches of researchers and Psychologists, greatly vary in specificity. However, one method reigns true and consistent, and that is the Scientific

  • Psychology Research Paper

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    Psychology Writing your Way to Success     “What we see changes what we know. What we know changes what we see.” Said by the famous Cognitive psychologist, Piaget. Studying Psychology is a process; therefore, in order to understand different perspectives studiers have to recognize them in the real world. When teachers are teaching, they are fully aware of a child’s cognitive development. They will not teach a six year-old the same thing that they are teaching a thirteen year-old. Also when adults

  • A Research Study On Psychology

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    A case study is a qualitative research method that involves the observation of a person, group, or community over an extended period to identify the process and development of a particular issue of interest. Apart from observation, a case study may employ other data collection methods such as unstructured interviews; reading a subject’s personal diaries, personal notes, official documents, and analyzing a subject’s photos, which will help provide a detailed and clear profile of the study subject

  • Animal Research Psychology

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    However, invasive methods and stress causing techniques are still used in animal research today as evident in a study by Meaney et al. (2011) which involved both socially raising rats and isolating others. Further, the investigation involved the killing of the rats in order to obtain brain tissue for the study of differences in the development of the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) systems in various parts of the brain. The study found the GR was enhanced due to prolonged single stress exposure in the

  • A Research Study On Psychology

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    1. Currently, I am majoring in psychology. The occupation I chose was Psychologist. In the future I hope to do research as a Psychologist at a University. I want to do research in the psychology field so I will be able to expand the greater knowledge of the human self. 2. In the occupation psychologist, men occupy about 44% of the work force, while women occupy about 56%. Even though there is little sex segregation, there is a rather large gap in the average income. Men on average earn $49,804

  • Research, Statistics, and Psychology Paper

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    Research, Statistics, and Psychology Paper PSY 315 Research, Statistics, and Psychology Paper Two important factors of psychology and studying it are statistics and research. This paper will explain what research is and the scientific method. This paper will also explain how research is important to psychology. When a researcher does studies on psychology they receive data from the subjects, they are studying. In any type of research there are two major types of data, they are primary data and

  • Psychology Research Method

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    Method Participants Forty-four students from Western Kentucky University volunteered and participated in this study (12 men, 22 women; Mage=22.61, SDage=6.18). They were enrolled in undergraduate psychology research method classes at the University and completed the experiment in exchange for course credit. Of the forty-four students who participated, 82% identified themselves as Caucasian, 7% African American, 5% Asian, 4% Latino, 1% Pacific Islander, & 1% Native American. Also, 61% of the participants

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