Assessment Worksheet leading up to a research proposal

Assessment Worksheet


Using the Mental Measurements Yearbook, answer the questions below and identify three measures of the constructs you are studying for your research question reguarding music and emotions..


Research Hypothesis

Music at fast tempo is generally rated to be happier than music at slow tempo.

Null Hypothesis

Music at fast and slow tempos both generate the same level of happiness.




1.     What is your research question?




2.     Write a testablehypothesis for your research question.




3.     What constructs is your research question investigating?




4.     Using the Mental Measurements Yearbook, provide the following information for three measures of the constructs:


a.     What is the test? Include the name and authors .




b.    How is the test used? Include t he target population, how the test is administered, and what information it provide s.





c.     What is known about the test’s psychometric properties , such as reliability and validity?






d.    Why would the test be useful for your study?+

Class text Book

Salkind, N. J. (2012). Exploring research (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.