Design & Data: Do Pick-up Lines Really Work? (Factorial Design and Two-Way ANOVA)

Key Topics and Links to Files

  • Data Analysis Guide
  • “I Lost My Phone Number, Can I Borrow Yours?” Do Pick-up Lines Really Work?
    • Analyses Included: Two-Way ANOVA
    • Dataset
  • BONUS: Do Tattoos and How You Dress Influence Whether Someone Will Help You?  
    • Analyses Included: Two-Way ANOVA; Descriptive Statistics (Frequencies)
    • Dataset

The Data Analysis Guide contains all of the following:

  • Design Summary (for the chapter study and the bonus data)
    • Research Question
    • Design
    • Main Analysis
    • Other Analyses
    • Hypothesis
    • Variables (IV, DV, etc.)
    • Analysis Plan (i.e., To emphasize preregistration and open science principles, we outline the analyses students need to conduct)
  • SPSS Step-by-Step Guide to the Analyses (for chapter study only)
    • Data View
    • Variable View
    • Setting Up Your Data
    • Step-by-Step Instructions with Screenshots for all Analyses
    • Example Syntax with notations of key features
    • Example Output with notations of where to find key numbers.
    • APA Style: Example Results Section
    • APA Style: Example Table
    • APA Style: Example Figure

*Although this works as a standalone activity, it pairs best with Chapter 11 of Discovering the Scientist Within where you will find more information about the research question (including background research), the thought/decision process behind the study design, as well as key methods and statistical concepts.