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Question 995:

I amusing 20 participants to study whether a new drug is more effective than the current drug in the treatment of schizophrenia before they mass produce the new drug. I would like to use a t-test.
Step 1: State the hypothesis.

Step 2: Collect the data For the purpose of this discussion, you will state how you would collect the data.

Step 3: Calculate statistics For the purpose of this discussion, you will indicate the statistics you would use.
Step 4: Compare to a critical value For the purpose of this discussion, you will indicate where you would set the alpha value and why. Note: Step 4 is hypothetical as you are not actually conducting a statistical analysis. Consequently, you will choose if the results of your hypothetical analysis are above or below the critical value.
Step 5: Make a decision For the purpose of this discussion, you will make a conclusion based on the hypothetical results from Step 4. Be sure to include a recommendation on the effectiveness of the new drug based on the results.

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