Why is it important to learn statistics in the study of Psychology?

Why is it important to learn statistics in the study of Psychology?

Compare the criteria of the scientific method with everyday decision-making. In what ways is the scientific method superior? Is it inferior in any way? Can it blind us into thinking it is the only way to gather and interpret data? From your research or experience, provide an example to support your answer, and respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ responses.

A student named Lisa (who you will be taking statistics with) conducted a survey. In her sample, 83% of mothers employed outside the home would rather be home raising children. She concluded that “the statistical analyses prove that most working women would rather be at home.” What are the statistical issues with this conclusion?

please provide scholarly references

2Select a film or book and review it as an Abnormal Psychology student, not just a movie-watcher or reader. You will provide a summary of the selected movie/book and discuss it from a psychological perspective. You should explain and discuss the mental illness depicted in the film/book. Based on your knowledge from class and your text, determine if it accurately depicts the disorder identified or if it is flawed. Be sure to discuss the observable behaviors that support this diagnosis.
Your paper must be typed, double-spaced and 1-2 pages long (i.e., no less than 1 page, but no more than 2 pages long). The font size should be Times New Roman, 12 point, 1″ margins. You can choose the film or book but if you don’t want to I can choose it for you. If you decide to choose one, please let me approve it first. Quality and punctuality is very important. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.

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