Archives for the ‘spss’ Category

I’ll give you a hint: it’s not because I care about William or Henry

By • Nov 15th, 2008 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, results, spss

So after four hours of analyzing my data with SPSS… I discovered that I have a hot mess.  I wish I had more to say, but the truth of the matter is that it’s just a counting game now.  What with there being only two and a half weeks of class left, we don’t really […]

DSpace et al.

By • Oct 27th, 2008 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, spss

I was back in the lab today, and I’m happy to report that the problems with SPSS on the lab’s computers are nonexistent, which makes me feel a lot better.  Which I didn’t get to run statistics today, I did force myself to sit there for over an hour and write down all the variables […]

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Technology 101

By • Oct 6th, 2008 • Category: anthropology, Honors Thesis, Research, spss

Today’s research time had both its ups and down. On the bright side, I broke through my irrational-fear-barrier of stepping foot into the research lab (it’s been a long 3 months away from the statistical data, and I’m feeling a bit rusty).  But today, I made myself walk into the IHB, and sit down at […]

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There is no hard drive

By • Sep 2nd, 2008 • Category: computer, descartes, dualism, General Technology, pajamas, participant, Research, results, spss

I went to the lab today to pull some data off of SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences: like Excel, but engineered for data about people).  I actually have a copy, but it’s the student copy that I got for my psych stats class.  And by student copy I mean worthless copy.  It won’t […]