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List two or three forensic psychology research articles where "effect size" was reported.
Consider what role effect size played in the statistical significance of the studies you selected.

Explain the relationship between statistical significance and effect size.
Explain the importance of effect size in the statistical significance

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of effect size in forensic research. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic. Two studies using effect size measures are also suggested.

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using BrainMass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for help in locating examples of studies as well as explaining relationship between effect size and statistical significance. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. Study Samples (150 words)
a. Study 1 - use of effect size
b. Study 2 - use of effect size
2. Relationship between statistical significance and effect size - 100 words
3. Importance of Effect size - 100 words

This outline should yield around 350 words which should cover what you need. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Effect Size in Forensic Research

Sample Studies

Study 1
Title: Comparing effect sizes in follow-up studies: ROC Area, Cohen's d, and r.
Authors: Rice, Marnie E. & Harris, Grant T.
Source: Law and Human Behavior, Vol 29(5), Oct 2005, 615-620.

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