PSY 452 Connections Between Childhood Abuse and Marijuana Use Experiences Discussion

Select a peer-reviewed, experimental research study that exemplifies a two-group design (two independent groups design, two matched groups design, or repeated measures 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:

  1. Compare the two research designs
  2. Identify the independent variable(s), dependent variable, and any possible extraneous variable
  3. Identify main effects and interactions for the factorial design
  4. Explain if the study has a random sample and/or random assignment? Were there other limitations that were noticed?