- Individual Assignment: Research, Statistics, and Psychology Paper
Resources: Assigned readings, ERRs, the Internet, and other sources
Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you examine the role of research and statistics in the field of psychology.
Address the following items thoroughly:
- Define research and the scientific method (include an explanation of all five steps).
- Compare and contrast the characteristics of primary and secondary data.
- Explain the role of statistics in research. (Keep the focus within the field of psychology).
Format your paper according to APA standards.
Complete the Certificate of Originality Report and submit to the Assignments link as an attachment along with this assignment.
psy 315 week 1 discussion
What are the differences between quantitative data and qualitative data? Please provide both definitions and examples. Can folks think of an example where you can describe the same thing using quantitative data in one case, and qualitative data in another?
#2 What is the difference between primary and secondary data? Please provide both definitions and examples. Can folks think of an example where you use the same example, but show how it can be considered primary in one case, and secondary in another?