Sample size calculation for a one way anova (three conditions)??

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Hi there,

I am designing a study that compares three conditions (differences in glass shape) on one main DV (drinking rate) (as well as some secondary DVs).

I want an adequate sample size to be powerful enough to test the primary hypothesis, that there will be a difference between the three glasses (IVs) in drinking rate (DV), tested using a one way anova.

One previous study has found a difference in drinking rate between two of the glasses (similar design at least), with an effect size of d = .92, using alcohol. However, there are two issues: they did not find a difference (d = .09) when using a soft drink (which I will be doing), and also the third glass shape hasn't ever been tested in its impact on drinking rate.

Does anyone know how I should power my study to detect differences in drinking rate between these conditions? .. does it matter that I have a third condition that hasn't been tested before?

Sorry if it seems simple, but I would be grateful for some advice. Thank you in advance!
 
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