Identify the variables in the following hypotheses and indicate the best method for analysis:

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1.      Identify the variables in the following hypotheses and indicate the best method for analysis:

Mice solve the cheese maze quicker than rats.

Independent Variable: __________________

Type of Variable: continuous or categorical __________________ and type of scale: ratio, interval, nominal, ordinal ____________________

Dependent Variable: ___________________

Type of Variable: continuous or categorical __________________ and type of scale: ratio, interval, nominal, ordinal _____________________

Best Type of Analysis ________________________

2.      Identify the variables in the following hypotheses and indicate the best method for analysis:

Stress levels (as measures on a scale from -10 to +10) significantly vary among pet owners based on the type of pet: cats, dogs, rabbits, birds.

Independent Variable: __________________

Type of Variable: continuous or categorical __________________ and type of scale: ratio, interval, nominal, ordinal ____________________

Dependent Variable: ___________________

Type of Variable: continuous or categorical __________________ and type of scale: ratio, interval, nominal, ordinal _____________________

Best Type of Analysis ________________________

3.      For the remaining items, identify the following research excerpts as Quantitative or Qualitative research. Then, identify the type of research that best fits the example. Write the letter corresponding to the research designs that best describe the excerpt from the following list.

a). Archival ___________________

b). Case History _____________________

c). Content Analysis  ___________________

d). Cross Sectional ________________________

e). Ethnography ________________________

f). Factorial Between Subjects Experiment ________________________

g). Longitudinal  ________________________

h). Meta-Analysis ________________________

i). Naturalistic Observation ____________________________

j). Pre-post Test _______________________________

k). survey ____________________________________

l). Two-Two __________________________

m). Within Subjects Longitudinal Experiment  __________________________________

4.      The study followed 100 females from 5 years to the age of 25 with annual assessments of cognitive and physical growth as well as environmental stress levels.

Quantitative or Qualitative: ___________________

Type of Design: ____________________________

5.      The female, who appears to be about 8 years old, approached a male on the playground who appears smaller than the female and approximately 6 years old and stated “Go away” while she pushed him. The male looked around and after spotting an adult female, started to cry and ran to the adult. The female seemed undisturbed by the crying and continued playing on the climbing equipment.

Quantitative or Qualitative: ___________________

Type of Design: ____________________________

6.      A group of students were administered a test at the beginning of their studies on research methods and again a year later, at the end of their research method coursework.

Quantitative or Qualitative: ___________________

Type of Design: ____________________________

7.      Patient Jones presented with unique symptoms after this stroke. He appeared to have increased use of his extrasensory perception (ESP). This was first noticed by his hospital care-givers and family members. Given his noticeably ability to “mind-read,” we decided to investigate this ability further to determine if this is indeed an increase in ESP or increase in perception and prediction abilities.

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