psychology

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    Best approach of reliability

    Hi If im trying to measure the reliability of my test, which is aimed to measure defense mechanisms. and theres 2 types of defense mechanism, for example avoidance and emotional support, what is the best approach of reliability I should use? is my test considered unidimensional?
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    Mixed methods ANCOVA

    Hey, I wondered if anyone could help me out. I am trying to conduct an ANCOVA for my masters project and am confused on how to enter the data. So I have 2 IVS; group (treatment or control) and time point (T1 and T2). I have a covariate (which a bed use at T0) and my DV is bed use - looking...
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    All this data and IDK what to do with it.

    I need assistance. I am an undergrad social work major in a stats class. I have access to excel and SPSS. My research question: Does the lack of diversity in X Unified school district teachers contribute to racial disparities in suspensions? I have collected the data for 2014-2015 for 9 high...
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    How do i analyse interaction in 3x2 ANOVA in SPSS

    Hi, i've discovered a significant interaction in my 3x2 ANOVA in my psychology dissertation (3x2 Between Subjects Design, using SPSS). I was wondering which post-hoc analysis i should use to study this interaction. My tutor has provided us with example instructions, which involve splitting the...
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    Which inferential stats test to use? PLEASE HELP

    Hello all, Someone please help. I'm conducting a study on how group gender ratios influences stereotype threat within career choices and level of gender identification, as well as how primes that blur intergroup biases can influence these DV's as well. IV1: Gender ratio (categorical) (3...
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    Multiple regression

    Is there any way you can control for a variable using multiple regression? In order to see if the relationship reduces or disappears between an Iv and DV?
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    Power calculation

    Conducted a preliminary study & want to determine if i need more participants. How do I do this using spss 30 n , 10 stimuli (2 subcategories, 5 cats, 5 dogs). 7 point scale (not at all - very much). Used % as marker of neutral scores.
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    Mixed ANOVA - How to interpret and write up results

    Hello everyone! I'm struggling with my first-ever data analysis using SPSS. I have conducted a mixed ANOVA using a total number of objects kept before and after an emotional prime as repeated measures and the condition (the prime - positive vs negative) as the between subjects factor. I have no...
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    Wilcoxon Signed rank test, Students's T-test, or a mixture of both?

    Hello! For my dissertation I am looking at the temporal order of physiological and behavioural events before a voluntary action. I have 12 different repeated measures variables including: Time of intention (W), Readiness potential 1 (as measured by task A) Readiness potential 2 (task A), RPmax...
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    Which statistical analysis to run?

    Hi All, I'm currently working on my psychology project however, struggling with the results section; I'm not quite sure which analysis to run. My research is on problematic internet use and impulsivity. I have a questionnaire on problematic internet use which has 3 scales of obsession...
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    Power Analysis

    Hi there, I am currently writing a statistics report which has to cover 2 questions: Firstly, what the correlation is between two different test scores of 30 participants. Secondly, what the power of the study is. I am really struggling to grasp what the pro's of doing a post-hoc power...
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    Decomposing a mixed model custom ANCOVA

    Here is my scenario. The first paragraph tells a bit about the methods we used to give you a frame of reference. The second tells about the first analysis and the third about the second. I can provide more details if anyone thinks it could help. I recently collected data for a study about how...
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    Paired samples t-test for an interaction

    Hi all, I'm currently writing up my final project for university. The general idea is testing the role of language on emotion perception in faces, with the hypotheses being that emotion words will facilitate more accurate perception of emotional faces than do neutral words (i.e. more correct...
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    Is ANOVA applicable for my study?

    Hi, Here's some info about my study: Looking into stereotype threat and mapping ability, hypothesising that females will perform less well than males when gender priming is used. Stereotype threat suggests that people perform less well in conditions whereby they belong to a group that...
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    Computing Total Attitude Scores

    Hi, I am studying attitudes towards mental illness and whether they can be changed after an intervention. I will be using a mixed anova to calculate my results, however in order to do so i need to have a total attitude score (i think). My attitude questionnaire consists of a measure of...
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    SPSS Data Analysis

    Hello everyone! I created a survey about social media addiction. I'm going to gather data from 20 people or more the questionnaire is shown below this message. I do have a few concerns my variables are comparing males and females self-esteem boost, Narcisstic tendencies, The amount of...
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    What statistical test should I use.

    So I am writing a report on whether mean intelligence through an IQ test and mean psychopathy scores (DV) are significant in different types of crime committed by criminals (IV) and I have 9 categories of crimes, I want to compare the mean scores of the DV's in each of the crime categories.
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    Mediaton Analysis

    Hey people, I am trying to find an appropriate mediation analysis method. I want to investigate how an INTERACTION of two variables mediates the association of two different variables. I have read about mediation analysis with one or multiple mediators, but nothing about an interaction as the...
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    Between Subjects Experimental Design- How to analyse

    I have conducted an experiment with 2 conditions, 50 people in each condition. Each person completed a booklet of tasks and self-report measures (the same booklet in each condition). I have conducted a simple T-test and have found significant differences between the two conditions on the...
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    HELP - One-way ANOVAs/planned comparisons/correlation

    Hi all, I'm currently running a Psychology experiment: the effect of background music on memory and mood. I will be using SPSS to conduct two one-way ANOVAs (music + mood / music + memory), w/ planned comparisons. However, I also want to see the effect of mood on memory but I don't know how...