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Statistics Resources

This guide contains all of the ASC's statistics resources. If you do not see a topic, suggest it through the suggestion box on the Statistics home page.

Types of Variables

Research Strategies and Variables

Learn about research strategies and variables, including the design choices a researcher must make when constructing an experiment, along with the implications of those choices for the types of variables examined; the causal and noncausal relationships between variables; data analysis; study design; study setting; and study validity, generalizability, and reproducibility. This is the third lesson in the Introduction to Research series.

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Types of Data and Statistical Tests

Analyzing Data and Drawing Conclusions

Learn how to conduct the final phase of the research process, including how to analyze, interpret, and present data; discuss findings; and draw conclusions. This is the eighth lesson in the Introduction to Research series.

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Confounding Variables

Confounding Variables and Their Control

Learn about confounding variables and how to control them, including how confounding variables function in the contexts of the participants; the experimenter; the stimuli, procedures, or situation; the instrumentation; and covariates. This is the fifth lesson in the Introduction to Research series.

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