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Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Activity: The Effects of Temperature on Perceptions of Loneliness

The study is a between-subjects, two-group independent measures design. Students collect data using a two group design, conduct a t-test, and write a lab report. The exercise is designed for an introductory research methods course or an introductory statistics course.

Author: Kevin Rounding
Adelheid A. M. Nicol

Posted: Friday, June 5, 2015