Psy/315 Week 1 Worksheet Essay

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Week 1 Practice Worksheet

Prepare a written response to the following questions.

Chapter 1

1. Explain and give an example for each of the following types of variables:

a. Nominal: This is a measurement that has a number assigned to show something or someone else, an example of this would be one’s social security number.

b. Ordinal: This is a measurement that represent the order of a particular stat. A good example of this would the placement in a contest, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.

c. Interval: These are measurements don’t include zeros and have equivalent units. A good example would be that of point scales.

d. Ratio scale: These stats includes zeros and are dispersed
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It explains the level of bullying and how many people experience and go through it. This data was taken from 84 participants and separated into the victimized categories where data can be shown. Finally, the chart explains the data based on persons that have been victims.

b. Explain the general meaning of the pattern of results.

|Incidence of Traditional and Electronic Bullying and Victimization (N=84) |
|Forms of Bullying |N |% |
|Electronic victims |41 |48.8 |
| |Text-message victim |27 |32.1 |
| |Internet victim (websites, chatrooms) |13 |15.5 |
| |Picture-phone victim |8 |9.5 |
|Traditional Victims |60 |71.4 |
| |Physical victim |38 |45.2 |
| |Teasing victim |50 |59.5 |
| |Rumors victim |32 |38.6 |
| |Exclusion victim |30 |50 |

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