Critical Review of Experimental Research - Showing Off in Humans: Male Generosity as a Mating Signal Essay

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Module Title: Statistics and Psychology 3

Assignment Title: Critical Review

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Focus and coverage
Appropriate focus on the topic, coverage of wider principles and different viewpoints
Excellent focus on the topic. Coverage of wider principles and consideration of different viewpoints.
Very good focus on the topic. Coverage of wider principles with some different perspectives.
Good focus on the topic. Coverage of wider principles related to the topic.
Largely relevant to the topic with some minor irrelevancies. Coverage of most of the essential principles related to the topic.
Some relevance but frequently lacks focus on the topic. Limited coverage of the principles related to the topic.
Strays off the topic frequently with substantial irrelevant content. Shows little coverage of the essential principles related to the topic.
Has misunderstood the topic, or has not really addressed it. Very limited relevant content.

Critical Evaluation of concepts
Analysis, integration and organisation of key concepts and theories discussed in the paper relevant to the topic
Excellent critical analysis of the concepts required to address the topic. Evaluates concepts systematically.
Very good critical analysis of the concepts required to address the topic. Evaluates concepts thoroughly.
Good critical analysis of the concepts required to address the topic. Evaluates concepts appropriately
Satisfactory analysis of most of the concepts needed to address the topic. Descriptive in places. Evaluates concepts with some omissions and lack of clarity
Predominantly descriptive includes omissions and/or inaccuracies. Some attempts to evaluate concepts but with major omissions and ambiguity.
Poor description and analysis that includes major omissions and/or inaccuracies. Little attempt to evaluate concepts.
No description or analysis of appropriate concepts is provided. Negligible attempt to evaluate or completely erroneous.

Critical Review of Method
Critical review of Quality of research design and procedures. Review of the reproducible nature of the method, the participants, the equipment used and the procedures followed
Excellent critical analysis of the method. Evaluates concepts and method systematically.
Very good critical analysis of the method. Evaluates concepts and method thoroughly.
Good critical analysis of the method. Evaluates concepts and method appropriately.
Satisfactory critical analysis of the method. Evaluates concepts and method with some omissions and lack of clarity
Predominantly descriptive includes omissions and/or inaccuracies. Some attempts to evaluate concepts and method but with major omissions and ambiguity.
Poor description and analysis that includes major omissions and/or inaccuracies. Little attempt to evaluate concepts and method.
No description or analysis of appropriate concepts…