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Experimental Design: Procedures for the Behavioral Sciences
Chapter 1. Research Strategies and the Control of Nuisance Variables Chapter 2. Experimental Designs: an Overview Chapter 3. Fundamental Assumptions in Analysis of Variance Chapter 4. CompletelyExpand
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Practical Significance: A Concept Whose Time Has Come
Statistical significance is concerned with whether a research result is due to chance or sampling variability; practical significance is concerned with whether the result is useful in the real world.Expand
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Promoting Good Statistical Practices: Some Suggestions
Researchers want to answer three basic questions: (a) Is an observed effect real or should it be attributed to chance? (b) If the effect is real, how large is it? and (c) Is the effect large enoughExpand
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Effect magnitude: A different focus
The role of measures of effect magnitude in the research enterprise is examined. Measures of effect magnitude are used for four purposes: (a) to estimate the sample size required to achieve anExpand
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1 Experimental Design
  • R. Kirk
  • Mathematics
  • 26 September 2012
The chapter discusses the three principles of good experimental design-random assignment, replication, and local control-that were championed by Ronald A. Fisher. The chapter also shows how complexExpand
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Statistics: An Introduction
  • R. Kirk
  • Computer Science
  • 25 November 1998
TLDR
This revision includes a complete update, focusing specifically on increased coverage of effect size and power.Master Teacher and writer Roger E. Kirk brings two clear goals to the Fifth Edition of STATISTICS: to provide a sound introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and to help students read and understand statistical presentations in their field. Expand
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Maintenance of Vigilance by Programmed Noise
  • R. Kirk, E. Hecht
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perceptual and motor skills
  • 1 April 1963
This research was designed to compare the relative effect of three environmental conditions on the performance of a simple vigilance task. The vigilance task consisted of a cathode ray tube displayExpand
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Effect of acute ethanol and acute allopregnanolone on spatial memory in adolescent and adult rats.
The effects of ethanol differ in adolescent and adult rats on a number of measures. The evidence of the effects of ethanol on spatial memory in adolescents and adults is equivocal. WhetherExpand
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