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PY 301 - Research Methods

Follow the tabs below for help writing each section of your Research Methods paper.

Step Six - Results - Formatting & Content

Format:

Your Results sections does not start on a new page but Results is centered and bolded.

This section presents the results of analysis without giving opinions about the findings. 

Content:

1. Restate each hypothesis and indicate which statistical analysis was used for each.

2. State whether results were significant or not.

3. State whether results supported your hypotheses or not.

Example: In order to test the hypothesis that individuals who had experienced more severe trauma would be more depressed, a correlational analysis was conducted.  Results were significant (r=.403, p<.01).  Results supported the hypothesis; individuals with more severe trauma tended to be more depressed than individuals with less severe trauma.