This Discussion assists in solidifying your understanding of statistical testing by engaging in some data analysis. This week you will once again work with a real, secondary dataset to construct a research question, perform a correlation and bivariate regression model, and interpret the results.
Whether in a scholarly or practitioner setting, good research and data analysis should have the benefit of peer feedback. For this Discussion, you will post your response to the hypothesis test, along with the results. Be sure and remember that the goal is to obtain constructive feedback to improve the research and its interpretation, so please view this as an opportunity to learn from one another.
To prepare for this Discussion:
Review the learning resources attached related to regression and correlation.
Review Magnusson’s web blog to further your visualization and understanding of correlations between two variables. http://rpsychologist.com/index.html
Construct a research question using the General Social Survey dataset, which can be answered by a Pearson correlation and bivariate regression.
To Complete the Assignment:
Use SPSS to answer the research question. Post your response to the following via a word document:
Follow the attached guidelines for assistance when completing the assignment.
Be sure to use proper APA format, citations, and referencing.