psychology statistics

posted by .

The three commonly used alpha levels are p=01, p=05, and p=10
a. Explain what each level means.
b. Which one of the three is more frequently used in research?

  • psychology statistics -

    You may find what you need in one of these sites.

    http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS362&q=psychology+alpha+levels+

  • psychology statistics -

    P = probability that the results would occur solely on the basis of chance (alpha error). This is the likelihood of rejecting the null hypothesis, when the null hypothesis is really true.

    Check various research projects to get an idea of which level of significance is used. However, I would be on .05. (By the way, the decimal point does make a difference.)

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Psychology

    Three different ways of attempting to integrate religious beliefs and scientific knowledge are (1) cafeteria approach, (2) fortress approach and (3) the integration approach. Which method is more commonly used in life to intergrate …
  2. Statistics

    Considering that a researcher can test at the <p = .05 (95%), p = .01 (99%), or p = .001 (99.9%) level for statistical significance, how do you use these three levels in relationship to evaluate risk to patients in implementing …
  3. statistics

    Considering that a researcher can test at the <p = .05 (95%), p = .01 (99%), or p = .001 (99.9%) level for statistical significance, how would you use these three levels in relationship to risk to patients in implementing the decisions …
  4. statistics

    Considering that a researcher can test at the <p = .05 (95%), p = .01 (99%), or p = .001 (99.9%) level for statistical significance, how do you use these three levels in relationship to evaluate risk to patients in implementing …
  5. Social psycology

    Prepare at minimum a 1,400 word paper (no maximum) in which you examine the discipline of social psychology. As a part of your examination, be sure to address the following items: o Define social psychology. o Discuss how social psychology …
  6. business

    Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you describe the use of statistics within your workplace or a company with which you are familiar. Address the following questions in your paper: • How are statistics used in your workplace?
  7. statistics

    Considering that a researcher can test at the <p = .05 (95%), p = .01 (99%), or p = .001 (99.9%) level for statistical significance, how would you use these three levels in relationship to risk to patients in implementing the decisions …
  8. statistics

    Considering that a researcher can test at the <p = .05 (95%), p = .01 (99%), or p = .001 (99.9%) level for statistical significance, how would you use these three levels in relationship to risk to patients in implementing the decisions …
  9. science, psychology

    Exhibit a behaviour that you do every day that you think is influenced by heredity and environment. Describe how three of the seven modern perspectives/approaches of psychology would be used to explain your behavior. Make sure that …
  10. English

    1. He has studied math for three hours. 2. He has been studying for three hours. ---------------- Are both grammatical?

More Similar Questions