With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 4 a brief summary of the study you selected. Then, explain how and why the study reports the possibility of either a Type I or Type II error. Finally, explain the potential consequence to the research study of making either a Type I or a Type II error and which is more “ tolerable” and why.
- Course Text: Stangor, C. (2015). Research methods for the behavioral sciences (5th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.
- Chapter 8: “Hypothesis Testing and Inferential Statistics”Note: To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Required Course Materials section of your Syllabus.
- Article: Rice, M. E., & Harris, G. T. (2005). Comparing effect sizes in follow-up studies: ROC area, Cohen’s d, and r. Law and Human Behavior, 29(5), 615–620.Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
- Article: Intuitor. (2001). Type I and Type II errors—making mistakes in the justice system. Retrieved from http://www.intuitor.com/statistics/T1T2Errors.html