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# A social psychologist hypothesizes that individuals that are on the internet less have more social interactions....

A social psychologist hypothesizes that individuals that are on the internet less have more social interactions. To investigate this, the psychologist asks a sample of students how how many hours they spend on the internet and how many social interactions they have per week. The following table list the data. What can the psychologist conclude with an α of 0.10?

 social interaction internet use 4 6 7 5 5 7 3 5 10 3 9 7 5 8 5 4 10 6 6 11 2 7

a) What is the appropriate statistic?
---Select--- na Correlation Slope Chi-Square
Compute the statistic selected in a):

b) Input the appropriate value(s) to make a decision about H0.
(Hint: Make sure to write down the null and alternative hypotheses to help solve the problem.)
p-value =  ; Decision:  ---Select--- Reject H0 Fail to reject H0

c) Using the SPSS results, compute the corresponding effect size(s) and indicate magnitude(s).
If not appropriate, input and/or select "na" below.
effect size =  ;    ---Select--- na trivial effect small effect medium effect large effect

d) Make an interpretation based on the results.

There is a significant positive relationship between internet use and social interaction.There is a significant negative relationship between internet use and social interaction.    There is no significant relationship between internet use and social interaction.

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