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Ch 13: Statistics, Tests and Measurement: Homework Help

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The Statistics, Tests and Measurement chapter of this Introduction to Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their descriptive statistics and psychological testing homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your statistics, tests and measurement homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your statistics, tests and measurement homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Basics of statistics, tests and measurements
  • Psychological research design
  • Reliability and validity in research
  • Statistical analysis in psychology

13 Lessons in Chapter 13: Statistics, Tests and Measurement: Homework Help
Introduction to Research Design & Statistical Analysis for Psychology

1. Introduction to Research Design & Statistical Analysis for Psychology

What do psychologists have to think about when designing studies and interpreting results? In this lesson, you'll explore how the scientific method can help with the difficult task of studying behaviors and their potential causes.

Types of Research Designs in Psychology

2. Types of Research Designs in Psychology

What are the three main research designs, and what are their advantages and disadvantages? In this lesson, you'll explore the different goals behind descriptive, correlational and experimental research designs.

Reliability & Validity in Psychology: Definitions & Differences

3. Reliability & Validity in Psychology: Definitions & Differences

How do validity and reliability contribute to study design in psychology? In this lesson, you'll look at how experiments can fail reliability and validity requirements to get an idea of the challenges behind conducting significant psychological research.

Statistical Analysis for Psychology: Descriptive & Inferential Statistics

4. Statistical Analysis for Psychology: Descriptive & Inferential Statistics

What are the two main types of statistics used by psychologists? In this lesson, you'll start to see what psychologists need to do to analyze their data and test the significance of their results.

Experimental Group: Definition & Explanation

5. Experimental Group: Definition & Explanation

An experimental group is used in an experiment to test a variable. It is the group to which the test variable is administered. Learn more about how an experimental group works in this lesson, and test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

Experimental Research in Psychology: Methods, Studies & Definition

6. Experimental Research in Psychology: Methods, Studies & Definition

The field of psychology explores every aspect of what makes us human from our physiology to our emotions tracked across the stages of our lives. In this lesson you will learn about the basic elements of a powerful method of exploration, the experiment.

Normal Distribution of Data: Examples, Definition & Characteristics

7. Normal Distribution of Data: Examples, Definition & Characteristics

In this lesson, we'll explore the normal distribution of data. Learn about the characteristics of normal distribution, how to plot histograms, the empirical rule, and more.

Outlier in Statistics: Definition & Explanation

8. Outlier in Statistics: Definition & Explanation

An outlier is any value that is numerically distant from most of the other data points in a set of data. Learn about the sources of outliers, histograms, scatterplots, the number line, and more.

Raw Score: Definition & Explanation

9. Raw Score: Definition & Explanation

To conduct experiments, score tests, and perform psychological assessments, you need to have an understanding of what the score means. The score handed to you can mean many different things depending on a few of variables.

Standard Deviation in Psychology: Formula & Definition

10. Standard Deviation in Psychology: Formula & Definition

Standard deviations are scores around the mean of a distribution. It measures how much a set of scores is dispersed around an average measure of variability. Deviations around the mean can be calculated to express it as a variance or a standard deviation.

Statistical Significance: Definition & Levels

11. Statistical Significance: Definition & Levels

In this lesson you will learn to define statistical significance as well as learn how it is determined. Following this lesson you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Validity in Psychology: Types & Definition

12. Validity in Psychology: Types & Definition

Validity refers to a test's ability to measure what it is supposed to measure. Learn more about the different types of validity and why they are important, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Variable Interval and the Schedule of Reinforcement: Examples & Overview

13. Variable Interval and the Schedule of Reinforcement: Examples & Overview

In this lesson, you will learn what variable-interval schedules of reinforcement are and how they are utilized in everyday life. Following completion of this lesson, you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

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