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Introduction to Power Analysis

A common consideration for social science research is how many subjects are needed for their study. Whether it's for grant applications, planning effective recruitment, or examining the findings of previous work, power analysis is a commonly used tool. This seminar, the first of a three-part series, will dive into the basics of power analysis, explaining what power is, what questions it answers, and what is needed to conduct power analysis. In addition, this seminar will give hands-on tutorials on how to run power analyses for t-tests, ANOVA, and single-predictor regression analyses using G*Power.

Friday, December 10, 2021 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

Joel Ginn

Methodolgy Consultant, PhD candidate, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Joel joined CRF in Spring 2018 as a methodology consultant. He has been trained in ANOVA, regression, and HLM and works primarily with SPSS and the PROCESS macro, though he has some training in HLM, MPlus, and R. As a consultant, Joel works with clients to conduct and interpret analyses and can aid in developing plans for data analysis. In his own work he studies the underlying psychology of climate change motivations, specifically why people do, or do not, choose to reduce their meat consumption for environmental reasons.

Virtual via Zoom
No cost to attend