Why is it important to learn statistics in the study of Psychology?

Why is it important to learn statistics in the study of Psychology?

Compare the criteria of the scientific method with everyday decision-making. In what ways is the scientific method superior? Is it inferior in any way? Can it blind us into thinking it is the only way to gather and interpret data? From your research or experience, provide an example to support your answer, and respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ responses.

A student named Lisa (who you will be taking statistics with) conducted a survey. In her sample, 83% of mothers employed outside the home would rather be home raising children. She concluded that “the statistical analyses prove that most working women would rather be at home.” What are the statistical issues with this conclusion?

please provide scholarly references

 

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