Unit 5: Hypothesis Testing Download all videos in a zip file. Download mp4 videos, smaller format suitable for smartphones or computer Objectives and Lecture Notes Reading Assignment: Aron Chapter 4 1. Review the role and logic of hypothesis testing in theory development. 2. Outline the five steps in testing a hypothesis, and apply this to an example with n = 1. 3. Recognize the fallacy of “accepting the null hypothesis”. 4. Recognize a nondirectional hypothesis and apply the hypothesis testing steps to a two-tailed test. 5. Discuss the merits of hypothesis testing in research along with its limitations. 6. Interpret the meaning of the p values that are displayed in typical research reports. Tutorials 1. H1 Research Hypothesis: x > µ 2. H1 Research Hypothesis: x < µ 3. H1 Research Hypothesis: x ≠ µ 4. QAhypothesis tests

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1. Review the role and logic of hypothesis testing in theory development.

2. Outline the five steps in testing a hypothesis, and apply this to an example with n = 1.

3. Recognize the fallacy of “accepting the null hypothesis”.

4. Recognize a nondirectional hypothesis and apply the hypothesis testing steps to a two-tailed test.

5. Discuss the merits of hypothesis testing in research along with its limitations.

6. Interpret the meaning of the p values that are displayed in typical research reports.

Tutorials

1. H1 Research Hypothesis: x > µ 2. H1 Research Hypothesis: x < µ 3. H1 Research Hypothesis: x ≠ µ 4. QAhypothesis tests