1) Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research methodology in psychology, for example, different methodologies (quantitative/qualitative),sampling and hypothesis testing.
2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the appropriate application of statistics in psychology, for example, descriptive statistics and basic inferential analyses using correlation and chi square tests.
3. Demonstrate the ability to analyse data using correlation and chi-square tests and draw appropriate conclusions from results.
4. Show an awareness of ethical issues and limitations of research methodologies.
The second practical will require you to develop a hypothesis, collect data from a minimum of four males and four females using the materials provided on moodle and perform a chi square analysis on the combined dataset produced by the group. The research question for this practical is ‘Are their sex differences in humour?’
The total word count is 1,000 and I have done 572 words for this report. These includes:
Introduction - ( I have a few articles but needs re-wording and added here)
Methods ( looks fine to me)
Results - (may need looking at)
Discussion (may need little more detailed)