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Hypothesis Testing and Measurements in Research

Some feminists have asserted that the Wechsler IQ tends to treat females differently from males. Another group, who advocates for people with psychiatric disorders, might say the same thing about people with psychiatric disorders. To examine these alleged differences they studied the following clients using only the most indicative Wechsler scale score, which they recorded.

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a. Write null hypothesis/hypotheses for this research.
b. What is the level of measurement used in this research?
c. Are the groups being measured the same or independent?
d. What inferential statistic would you recommend to determine if the difference between the groups is significant?
e. Are the groups significantly different from each other? (Use the computer and print the results.)
f. Write a summary statement.


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This solution provides explanations for various questions regarding hypothesis testing.