## Issues in Study Design

Petri
Nokelainen (petri.nokelainen@uta.fi)

### Learning material

*Lectures* [PPT]

*Articles* [PDF]

### Readings

Abelson, R. P. (1995). *Statistics as Principled
Argument*. Hillsdale, NJ:
Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates.

Cohen, J. (1988). *Statistical power analysis for
the behavioral sciences.* Second edition. Hillsdale,
NJ: Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates.

Howell, D. (1997). *Statistical Methods for
Psychology*. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company.

Jackson, S. (2006). *Research Methods and Statistics. A
Critical Thinking Approach.* Second edition. Belmont, CS: Thomson.

Kerlinger, F. (1986). *Foundations of Behavioral
Research*. Third edition. New York: CBS College
Publishing.

Moore, D., & McCabe, G. (1993). *Introduction to
the Practice of Statistics*. New
York: Freeman.

Murphy, K., & Myors, B. (1998). *Statistical
Power Analysis. A Simple and General Model for Traditional and Modern
Hypothesis Tests*. Mahwah, NJ:
Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates.

Tabachnick, B ., & Fidell, L. (1996). *Using
Multivariate Statistics*. Third edition. New York: HarperCollins.

Wasserman, L. (2004). *All of Statistics*. *A
Concise Course in Statistical Inference*. New York: Springer.

### Assignments

*Assignment 1.* Write a 2000 word essay where you evaluate the
methodological relevance of two self selected articles in the handout [PDF].
You need to refer to the articles (and other sources if you will) with the APA style.

*Assignment 2.* Write a 2000 word essay where you evaluate the design
approaches of all the articles in the handout [PDF]. You need to refer to the
articles (and other sources if you will) with the APA style.