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The Science of Psychology


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Why We Need Statistics

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One-way Analysis of Variance

Factorial Analysis of Variance

Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance




Scale Reliability

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Activity: Lets Make a Deal! Human Intuition vs. Empirical Reasoning

This activity utilizes a online Java applet to demonstrate the limitations of human intuition and the need for empirical reasoning when studying psychological phenomena. This activity was developed to be used in conjunction with an online Java applet,

Intuition, Empirical Reasoning

Author: David B. Strohmetz

Monmouth University

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011