Controlling for a variable

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  • Exercises 11 And 16 In Statistics Essay

    The severity did not vary significantly between the control and experimental groups and yes, this is important. Someone with more severe ESRD will have been dealing with the disease longer and may be experiencing complications not yet experienced by those with the earlier stages of ESRD. In the beginning, people are in denial about the severity of their disease but as their disease progresses, they have less and less control over their bodies and are more prone to depression. Thus, an empowerment program effective with that group is more reflective of benefits for all. But, using a wide variation of the degree of ESRD could provide some outliers that could eschew the results. 9. Which variable was least affected by the empowerment program? Provide a rationale for your answer. Depression, because there was only 0.7% improvement in the experimental group, none in the control group and only a 0.32 total mean. Whereas with the empowerment and self-care self-efficacy, there were the improvements aforementioned, with a total of 3.34 mean improvement in empowerment and 2.42 mean improvement in self-care…

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  • Injuries In Sports

    The purpose of Andreas Ivarsson’s study was to examine the extent to which a mindfulness-based program plays a role in reducing the number of sport injuries regarding soccer players. Ivarrson looked at a total of forty-one elite soccer players still in high school. This topic is an important area of investigation for several reasons. First off, time loss injuries have been known to affect athletes both psychologically and emotionally. Players who are taken out of games due to injury, often voice…

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  • The FITD Technique: The Foot In The Door

    This means that generalizing usually leads to nonsignificant results, and people who are using the foot in the door technique have a slight advantage when it comes to predicting someone’s next move because it is so effective. In the fourth study, a total of 1008 men and women were randomly chosen from a list of mail addresses taken from the internet. These addresses were obtained by using various software for browsing the internet, and a site was constructed for our experiment. The site that…

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  • Summary Of Flappy Bird Procedure

    Researchers should also incorporate verbal and tangible rewards as their variables as it proved significant findings for previous researchers. Although our findings were not significant, other researchers should not get discouraged to conduct this experiment. Reason being, we need to figure out ways of motivating members in our society because motivation is the drive that allows people to complete tasks in a timely manner. Whether they are children, college students, or professionals, it is…

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  • The Effects Of Acceptance And Commitment Therapy: A Case Study

    further information is provided about other cultural groups. Cultural representations, beliefs, values, and norms may affect the treatment of substance use, thus it is important to provide information about ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, and study location. Lack of cultural attention in the study limits the results of the study. Another limitation of the study is the lack of information about post-treatment follow-up timelines. Lee et al. (2015) compared the rate of abstinence at the…

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  • The Influence Of Exclusion

    This article talks about how people react when they are/feel excluded. Certain people have different coping mechanisms for this and reasons why they are hurt by being excluded. The authors in this article go in depth as to what factors could lead people to having a lower sense of fear that people get from exclusion and the psychology behind it all. The main theory of this article basically acknowledges the fact that people are discomforted by rejection and exclusions. When people are excluded…

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  • Grass Seeds Grow Experiment

    10/15/15: Today my experiment was approved. I plan to start on the 18th. 10/18/15: Today was the start date of my experiment. Today I performed the bulk of the procedure. First, I gathered all of the materials. Then, I put 147mL of soil in each of the cups and marked each cup. Next, I did level one (100 W) for 30 seconds in the microwave. Coming out of the microwave they were about the same temperature and texture. For level 5 (500 W), the grass seeds were in the microwave for 30 seconds and…

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  • Quiet Eye Gaze Behavior

    Quiet eye is a gaze behavior first reported by Joan Vickers of Calgary University in 1996. The Quiet eye has been defined as the duration of the final fixation towards the relevant target prior to the execution of the critical phase of movement and has been accepted as a measure of optimal visual attentional control. The quiet eye has an onset that occurs before the final movement in the motor task and an onset that occurs when the fixation deviates off the target by more than 3 degrees for…

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  • Ebola Pros And Cons

    As medical technology’s improvement and consummation, people always want to find a best way to treat each of diseases, and some researchers are confident about that. Anyhow, we do admit that sometimes they really did what they wanted. Such as, many diseases can be controlled, or even cured now. Nonetheless, not all of illnesses, most of time we should say that researchers who are trying to find a best way to help people with diseases rather than to treat diseases. The most influential example is…

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  • Ap Bio Lab Essay

    Three 3X3” plant pots labelled as A, B, and C were used during our experiment. Each pot contained standard soil media with basic nutrients, and 3 Arabidopsis seeds. All pots were watered with appropriate Hoagland’s Solution formulation three times per week over the next 4 weeks. Pot A (phosphate limitation group) was given a phosphate reduced Hoagland’s solution, whereas Pot B (nitrogen limitation group) was watered with nitrate reduced Hoagland’s solution. Pot C (control) is the control plant…

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