OCR Psychology G544: Approaches and Research Methods in Psychology - Section A statistical tests revision

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Section A: Collecting Data: G544
Statistical Tests (Nonparametric tests)
Nominal data ­ involves data being in categories or frequencies (for example, frequency of how
many said yes)
Ordinal data ­ involves numbers that can be put in order but do not have any mathematical
properties, like rating scales. It is like a ranking order (individual scores and not necessarily
equal units)
Interval data ­ involves using a scale that has equal intervals between the units (for example,
minutes or seconds)
Independent Measures Repeated Measures Correlation
Design Design
Nominal Data Chisquared N/A N/A
(categories)
Ordinal Data Mann Whitney Wilcoxon Spearman's Rho
(numbers)
NICK IS COOL
NOMINAL INDEPENDENT MEASURES CHISQUARED
OLLIE RUNS MADLY
ORDINAL REPEATED MEASURES MANN WHITNEY
OLLIE RUNS WILD
ORDINAL REPEATED MEASURES WILCOXON
OLLIE CAN SWIM
ORDINAL COLLERATION SPEARMAN'S RHO

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