# SPSS Homework: Bivariate Linear Regression Assignment

SPSS Homework: Bivariate Linear Regression Assignment

SPSS Homework: Bivariate Linear Regression Assignment
PSYC 355 SPSS Homework: Bivariate Linear Regression Assignment Instructions Overview This assignment is designed to increase your statistical literacy and proficiency in conducting and interpreting a bivariate linear regression analysis. You will be completing two bivariate linear regression analyses in SPSS, using data that are related to specific research scenarios in the behavioral sciences, such as psychology, social work, and counseling. Behind the scenes knowledge of how this test is conducted is fundamental to being able to understand and apply research in your related field to your practice. Additionally, SPSS skills are professionally valuable, as it is one of the most commonly used statistical software packages in behavioral science settings, both academic and professional. Instructions This assignment includes two problem sets that contain research scenarios and related questions. For each scenario, you will run an analysis in SPSS. The required product will include the SPSS output, an APA-style Results section describing the results, and the appropriate graph inserted as a Figure in APA style. For all problems, interpret results based on an alpha level of  = .05. Please review the Watch: SPSS Homework Tutorial: Linear Regression for directions on how to run the statistical test, as well as the Watch: Results Sections in APA Style for Linear Regression, which includes a template for completing an APA-style Results section for a bivariate linear regression analysis. The scenarios begin on the next page. Degree of Religious Belief Self-Reported Well-Being 14 19 11 17 19 18 10 18 25 11 12 17 10 14 19 23 12 15 20 Paste SPSS output. (10 pts) Write an APA-style Results section based on your analysis. Include your scatterplot as an APA-style Figure as demonstrated in the APA writing presentation. (Results = 12 pts; Figure = 8 pts) Months in Cult Attachment 13 13 17 10.5 29 23.5 19 3.5 30 36 14 48.5 18 22 12 19 11 9.5 11 17 11.5 Paste SPSS output. (10 pts) Write an APA-style Results section based on your analysis. Include your scatterplot as an APA-style Figure as demonstrated in the APA writing presentation. (Results = 12 pts; Figure = 8 pts) Page 4 of 4
SPSS Homework: Bivariate Linear Regression Assignment