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
This activity provides an opportunity for students to reinforce their understanding of independent and dependent variables as well as their ability to operational define them within the context
This practice activity gives students practice identifying confounds in several descriptions of research.
This resource consists of a small set of “student-friendly” articles that collectively provide an empirical basis for any number of easily conducted class research projects on the topic
This lecture introduces students to several different ways of manipulating independent variables. Some techniques covered include: mock Facebook profiles, priming, having participants count
This lecture introduces students to several different ways of measuring behavior as the dependent variable. Several types of behavioral measures are shown, including: behavioral trace, behavioral
This is a brief in-class activity to help students review different types of measurement for dependent variables as well as identify scales of measurement.