PSY325 week 4 discussion

Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read Chapter 6 and Chapter 7 in the course text, Chapter 6 and pages 129 to 142 in Chapter 8 of the Jarman e-book, the Instructor Guidance for Week 4, and watch the ANOVA: Crash Course Statistics #33 (Links to an external site.) and ANOVA Part 2: Dealing with Intersectional Groups: Crash Course Statistics #34 (Links to an external site.) videos. You may also wish to review the information about inferential statistics from Week 3. In this discussion, you will evaluate a research question and determine how that question might best be analyzed. To do this, you will need to explain statistical concepts and assess assumptions, limitations, and implications associated with statistical tests._x000D_
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A researcher wishes to study the effect of cognitive behavior therapy on young people diagnosed with depression. Consider and discuss the following questions as you respond:_x000D_
Would you recommend using a z test, a t test, or an ANOVA for the analysis? Explain your answer._x000D_
What would your choice of test depend on? For the test you select, explain your design and your comparison groups._x000D_
Would the hypothesis be directional or nondirectional?_x000D_
Would the test be one or two tailed?_x000D_
How would the null and alternative hypotheses be worded?_x000D_
Guided Response: Review your classmates’ posts. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Do you agree or disagree with the test selected by your peer? How does the number of groups being compared affect the statistical analysis? What would you suggest changing or improving? Why would these suggestions potentially be more useful

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