# Optimism Summary of the Concept and Methodology Paper

### Description

Briefly summarize the concept (approximately 300 words) Refer to the scholarly peer-reviewed article and the non-scholarly article to discuss the concept. Methodology: Briefly describe the following with regard to data collection (make a separate heading for each subheading below): Participants Discuss any important demographic information such as age of participants etc. Materials Describe the questionnaire—number of items and the response set (i.e. the Likert scale options) Procedure Describe how the data was collected –how did you find participants and ask them to participate Results:

Briefly summarize the statistical findings from the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and address the questions in the data set instructions about the data. This section will include a frequency polygon and content from the textbook as students answer questions about the results. Tables and graphs from Excel Spreadsheet must be integrated into the results section of this paper. Students will also assume normality and apply an independent t-test to analyze if the difference between two groups is statistically significant. Refer to the data set instructions for guidelines on what to include in the results section. Discussion: Briefly summarize the interpretation of the findings (i.e. what do the findings mean in relation to the concept) (approximately 300 words) APA Format: Include APA references for at least 3 sources (two provided resources and one additional resource) used in this report (i.e. journal article, non-scholarly or peer-reviewed article, or textbook). In-text citations need to be appropriately used and correct.

Explanation & Answer length: 300 Words

6:29 1 Il 5G EG < STA2010 Data Set Instructions_upd… DUUN uu deviation and describe how these measures of central tendency indicates whether the distribution of men and women are normal or skewed. That is, is the distribution of men and women normal or skewed? How does the mean, median, and mode scores indicate if the distribution is normal or skewed? v. Look at the table of raw data for both men and women. Explain why the raw numbers indicate the distribution is normal or skewed. If the distributions are normal how would the scores have to change to yield a skewed distribution? If the distributions how would the scores have to change to yield a normal distribution. vi. Include textbook content to assist with your answers above and be sure to include proper citation of the textbook in your results section.