Read the article "Differential Effects of a Body Image Exposure
Session on Smoking Urge Between Physically Active and Sedentary Female
Smokers," and identify the research questions and/or hypotheses as they
are stated. Consider the following questions: What are the variables sample sizes, population,
treatments, etc.)? What are the inferential statistics used in this
article? Were the proper steps of hypothesis testing followed?
Write a two-
to three-page paper presenting the information listed below. Include a title
page and reference page in APA style. Cite any references made to the
article within the body of the paper in APA style. Your paper should begin with
an introductory paragraph (including a thesis statement) and end with a
concluding paragraph summarizing the major points made in the body of the paper
and reaffirming the thesis. When writing the article critique, your paper
- Determine what question(s) the
authors are trying to answer by doing this research.
- Determine the hypothesis being
tested and the concepts that were applied in this process.
- Evaluate the article and
critique the statistical analysis employed in the study.
Examine the assumptions and
limitations of the statistical study.
- Would you have included more
and/or different variables? Explain your answer.
Identify how the authors
applied statistical testing to the problem.
Interpret the findings of the
author(s) using statistical concepts.
- What would you have done
differently in this case? Why?