1st discussion

Related-Samples t test

Describe a study you would like to explore in your future or current career that could be analyzed with a related-samples t test. To help design the study, answer the following:

  • Is it a matched groups t test or repeated measures t test and why?
  • What is the independent variable?
  • What is the dependent variable?
  • What do you expect to find if you ran the study? List this out both in statistical language (feel free to make up some numbers for the results) as well as real-world language.

Submit your post by Wednesday. Please be sure to cite your text and any other materials used.

2nd Discussion

Post something to the discussion board related to the content we are exploring this week. For each post, be succinct, using no more than 75 words. Also feel free to explore the features of Yellowdig, such as the ability to embed videos and pictures, create polls, use hashtags, like or love a post, and so on.

Here are some ideas for your pin (post) to get you started:

  • Find a short video or article about learning and the brain. Share the link to your source and a short summary of the source. Include why you found the resource helpful to your understanding.
  • Discuss an area of learning and memory in Chapter 12 that stood out to you. Why was this information important to you? Can you see it affecting your personal or professional life?
  • Find an article about learning and memory related to the brain in the popular press (such as The New York Times, CNN, Psychology Today). Share a link to your source and a short summary of the source. Discuss why this made the news and why it is important.
  • Find a video about an aspect of memory and the brain. Share the link and a short summary. Also, share what stood out to you the most or surprised you.
  • Find a scholarly, peer-reviewed article showing empirical research on learning and memory and the brain. Post a link to the article and a brief summary of the research methods used and the author’s conclusions.

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