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Ch 14: Inferential Statistics in Psychology: Tutoring Solution

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The Inferential Statistics in Psychology chapter of this Research Methods in Psychology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about inferential statistics. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the information involving inferential statistics required in a typical psychology research methods course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain how inferential statistics is used in psychology.
  • Learn how to test hypotheses by comparing the null and alternative hypotheses.
  • Understand the levels of statistical significance.
  • Describe the differences between one-tailed and two-tailed tests.
  • Provide examples of chi-square tests.
  • Examine the purpose of t-tests.
  • Compare multiple groups using ANOVA.

7 Lessons in Chapter 14: Inferential Statistics in Psychology: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Inferential Statistics for Psychology Studies

1. Inferential Statistics for Psychology Studies

Psychology is a science, which means that in order to understand people's thoughts and behaviors, a basic understanding of statistics is necessary. Most psychology studies use inferential statistics. This lesson covers basic types of inferential statistics, as well as how to decide whether a hypothesis was supported by the results.

Hypothesis Testing: Comparing the Null & Alternative Hypothesis

2. Hypothesis Testing: Comparing the Null & Alternative Hypothesis

This lesson explores the process of comparing the null and the alternative hypothesis, as well as how to differentiate between the two after your testing is done.

Statistical Significance: Definition, Levels & Critical Regions

3. Statistical Significance: Definition, Levels & Critical Regions

This lesson explores the basic principle of statistical significance and why it is important to understand when performing nearly any statistical test.

One-Tailed Vs. Two-Tailed Tests: Differences & Examples

4. One-Tailed Vs. Two-Tailed Tests: Differences & Examples

This lesson explores the difference between the one-tailed and two-tailed tests. We will look at what they mean in statistical testing, as well as when you should and should not use them.

What is a Chi-Square Test? - Definition & Example

5. What is a Chi-Square Test? - Definition & Example

This lesson explores what a chi-square test is and when it is appropriate to use it. Using a simple example, we will work on understanding the formula and how to calculate the p-value.

What Are t-Tests? - Assessing Statistical Differences Between Groups

6. What Are t-Tests? - Assessing Statistical Differences Between Groups

This lesson explores how a researcher may use a t-Test. In addition, simple to follow instructions will demonstrate how to manually complete a t-Test.

Using ANOVA to Analyze Variances Between Multiple Groups

7. Using ANOVA to Analyze Variances Between Multiple Groups

This lesson explores what an analysis of variance, or ANOVA, is and how you as a researcher may use it to find the difference between multiple levels of the same variable without doing a ton of T-tests.

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