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IPSY 8412 Research Foundations: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

IPSY 8412 Course Readings

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Cohen, J. (1992). A power primer. Psychological Bulletin, 112(1), 155-159.

Dorey, F. J. (2010). In brief: Statistics in brief: Confidence intervals: What is the real result in the target population? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 468, 3137-3138.

Durlak, J. A. (2009). How to select, calculate, and interpret effect sizes. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(9), 917-928.

Grant, C., & Osanloo, A. (2014). Understanding, selecting, and integrating a theoretical framework in dissertation research: Creating the blueprint for your “house”. Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 14(2), 12-26. https://doi./10.5929/2014.4.2.9 

Hedges, L. V. (2008). What are effect sizes and why do we need them? Child development Perspectives, 2(3), 167-171.

Jones, A., & Sommerlund, B. (2007). A critical discussion of null hypothesis significance testing and statistical power analysis within psychological research. Nordic Psychology, 59(3), 223-230.

Kalinowski, P., & Fidler, F. (2010). Interpreting significance; The differences between statistical significance, effect size, and practical importance. Newborn & Infant Nursing Reviews, 1091), 50-54.

Lewandowsky, S., Ecker, U. H., Seifert, C. M., Schwarz, N., & Cook, J. (2012). Misinformation and its correction: Continued influence and successful debiasing. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 13(3), 106–131. 

Lininger, M., & Riemann, B. L. (2016). Statistical primer for athletic trainers: Using confidence intervals and effect sizes to evaluate clinical meaningfulness. Journal of Athletic Training, 51(12), 1045-1048.

Rocco, T. S., & Plakhotnik, M. S. (2009). Literature reviews, conceptual frameworks, and theoretical frameworks: Terms, functions, and distinctions. Human Resource Development Review, 8(1), 120-130. 

Sim, J., & Reid, N. (1999). Statistical inference by confidence intervals: Issues of interpretation and utilization. Physical Therapy, 79(2), 186-195.

Other Readings

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