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D5

Now that we have explored some of the descriptive statistics and important basic data values in quantitative research and begun an exploration of inferential statistics, let’s make sure we can sort these concepts out before moving forward.  We have units of analysis about which we collect our data.  The data we collect are categorized.  Data […]

D-11

Answer any 2 of the following questions this week. 1. Watch the video about water shortages in Mexico.  Consider the issue of resource dilemmas and Table 13.1.  What is a resource dilemma in your area?  What are the issues at stake? 2. Discuss the impact that the surrounding environment has on our behavior.  Please be […]

2 Rebuttals

REBUTTAL NEEDED:Given our understanding of how prison situations act on the mind of the individual (as demonstrated by the Zimbardo study), what recommendations or changes would you suggest for our nations prison environments? (In answering this, please be sure to note concepts from the sections of the chapter that directly discuss this). The Zimbardo experiment […]

D9

Please answer only one (1) of the following questions (but make sure to still meet the 150-word criteria for your first post). 1. Compare the ethics of the two experiments, discuss each experiment (Milgrim and Zimbardo).  Though studies like these would never again be allowed, and would not be approved by an Institutional Review Board, […]

3 Rebuttals

IColleagues’ response1:Quantitative research is used to analyze problems by generating numerical data that can be transformed into usable statistics. It can be used to quantify opinions, behaviors, attitudes, demographic differences, and many other defined variables within a larger sample population. While producing quantitative research, researchers may seek to measure and analyze data to formulate facts […]

D5 Rebuttal

Please answer any 2 of the following questions: 1. Please discuss whether your findings on the YouTube videos and ads support or detract from arguments made in the Chapter 7 text section ‘Imitation of Violence’. 2. *For the social comparison on social media article, compare rumination to self-reflection, discuss which is better for identity formation […]

D5

Please answer any 2 of the following questions: 1. Please discuss whether your findings on the YouTube videos and ads support or detract from arguments made in the Chapter 7 text section ‘Imitation of Violence’. 2. *For the social comparison on social media article, compare rumination to self reflection, discuss which is better for identity […]

Rebuttal

INITIAL ANSWER:One of the standard steps in producing a scientifically verifiable research study is to conduct a review of the existing literature.  However, as we debated in the first Discussion, authority and documentation are sources of knowledge that may have their weaknesses.  Written treatises are not infallible and may lack the empiricism and objectivity of […]

A Reply needed, Only 3 rebuttles are needed

One of the standard steps in producing a scientifically verifiable research study is to conduct a review of the existing literature.  However, as we debated in the first Discussion, authority and documentation are sources of knowledge that may have their weaknesses.  Written treatises are not infallible and may lack the empiricism and objectivity of the […]

A Reply needed, Only a rebuttle is needed

How could you design a bystander intervention in your workplace for sexual harassment? As a student of both sociology and psychology, I have found myself to be a firm believer in symbolic interactions and subsequently the social learning theory. This is not to say that what we learn from our role models is set in […]

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