For this assignment, again, it is beneficial that you keep the topic you would like to research for the capstone proposal in mind (My topic is the psychological causes to mothers killing their children). The capstone will require a literature review for your proposal, of which you may use articles obtained during this course.
Select a peer-reviewed, experimental research study that exemplifies a two-group design and a factorial design (use keywords method, results, and discussion in your Boolean search). These studies can be found using tools such as the GCU Library and Google Scholar.
Write a 500-750-word paper in which you:
- Compare the two research designs. (two-group design and a factorial design)
- Identify the independent variable(s), dependent variable, and any possible extraneous variable.
- Identify main effects and interactions for the factorial design.
- Explain if the study has a random sample and/or random assignment. Were there other limitations that were noticed?
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. Rubric is attached. Please review to know what is required for maximum points