How does auditory interference affect recall of visual and auditory information?
For your Research Report, you need to transform the above research question into a directional
hypothesis, based on the literature in your introduction section.
Method (This is provided in this document for your information. It should not be pasted into your
Results (~200 words)
The SPSS output tables are provided below in this handout (see Appendix A) and will be discussed in
The tables do not need to be replicated. However, you will need to write a paragraph describing the
results and report the statistics in accordance with the APA 6th or 7th edition format. Attending the
tutorials will help you to understand how to write this section efficiently and accurately. The tables are
available for your use in the ‘appendices’ WORD document (see Assessment section of the class
space) and should be included in your report appendices section located after the reference list.
You will also need to draw a bar graph based on the means provided in the ‘Group Statistics’ table.
Please label the axes appropriately. Follow APA 6th or 7th edition format. This will be discussed in the
Discussion (~625 words)
In this section, you will analyse and critically evaluate findings from the current study, and relate them
back to past findings and theories that you have written about in your introduction. You should give
one or more explanations for the current findings, and discuss the validity of the explanation(s). How
are the current findings similar/different to past findings and why? What conclusions can be drawn?
You should also discuss potential limitations of the current study and how they may be improved upon
in the future. Please limit methodological limitations to those that may systematically influence the
References (not included in word count)
You need to provide in text referencing throughout the report, as well as a reference list at the end of
the report. APA 6th or 7th edition formatting is required throughout. Failure to format correctly will lead
to a lower grade (see marking rubric).