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Comments… :D the very last one!

1) http://jessicaaro.wordpress.com/2012/03/25/why-use-the-anova-over-a-t-test/#comment-104 2)http://psucf2psych.wordpress.com/2012/03/25/correlation-does-not-always-imply-causation/#comment-76 3) http://psucd8.wordpress.com/2012/03/21/come-fly-with-me-lets-fly-lets-fly-away-why-pilot-studies-are-used-in-research/#comment-69 4) http://psuc97.wordpress.com/2012/03/25/is-it-possible-to-measure-every-single-variable/#comment-38

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Is it ethically okay to use internet sources as data for qualitative studies?

Information and Internet technology has developed expeditiously in the recent years. This put forward the opportunities to enhance a research through the internet. Data collection has became a lot easier and the data collected would be more “generalisable” to the … Continue reading

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Comments for TA due 14/3/2012 :)

1) http://statsblog2011.wordpress.com/2012/03/11/the-methodology-of-the-most-recent-sona-study-that-i-have-been-a-participant-for/#comment-58 2) http://phyllislau.wordpress.com/2012/03/10/v-a-l-i-d-i-t-y/#comment-65 I commented at 23:51 😥 lol (blog owner didnt set the time right!:( ) 3)https://poeycheung.wordpress.com/2012/03/11/the-methodology-of-the-most-recent-sona-study-that-i-have-been-a-participant-for/#comment-36 4) http://psuc15.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/blog-3-is-there-anything-that-cant-be-measured-by-psychologists/#comment-38

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Comments for TA :)

http://psuc2c.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/does-statistically-significant-mean-there-is-definitely-an-effect/#comment-26 http://psychblogld.wordpress.com/2012/02/04/research-ethics/#comment-50 http://emu2468.wordpress.com/2012/02/19/should-the-media-be-allowed-to-interpret-research-findings/#comment-61 http://phyllislau.wordpress.com/2012/02/19/correlation-is-not-causation-correlation-is-not-causation-correlation-is-not-causation/#comment-54

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Can correlation show causality?

Can correlation show causality?//Correlation does not equal to causation. (P&Q)≠(P→Q)٧(Q→P) Correlation refers to the departure of 2 variables from independence. In psychology, Correlation is defined as a statistical measurement of the relationship between two variables. Correlation is computed/calculated into the … Continue reading

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Comments for TA :)

1) http://nim2152.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/correlation-causation/#comments 2)https://poeycheung.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/is-the-term-approaching-significance-cheating/#comment-22 3)http://psue25.wordpress.com/2011/10/07/do-qualitative-research-methods-violate-the-scientific-method/#comment-52 4)http://phyllislau.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/is-it-possible-to-operationalise-every-variable/#comment-47

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Is the term “approaching significance” cheating?

For the new semester and the new blogging life, I chose the topic that I found interesting, “Is the term “approaching significance” cheating?”  (cheating sounds fun!) 😛 When the result of a statistical test is significant, it means that it … Continue reading

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