Critique a quantitative study focusing on the protection of human subjects, data collection, data management and analysis, problem statement and interpretation of the findings. You may use a previous quantitative study or critique a new peer-reviewed article.
Identify the statistical procedures used.
Judge whether these procedures were appropriate for the hypotheses, questions, or objectives of the study, and for the level of measurement of the variables.
Judge whether the author’s interpretation of the results is appropriate.
Evaluate the clinical significance of the findings.
As sound was growing in movies, a lot of large studies followed suit from The Jazz Singer and by the 1930s the film production industry included sound, production, film and editing. Although at that time there was mass economic global uncertainty due to the Great depression and the Wall Street crash of 1929, thus impacting, not just the American economy but world economy. In contrast to hardship between 60 and 80 million Americans still attended the cinema each week. It is thought that the growing audiences of the time in America, was due to the public wanting a distraction from reality however it could also be down to the fact that cinemas where showing films about the time. Specifically the Hollywood creative industry and the beginnings of the ‘golden age’, partly through a community need for distraction and through resourcefulness, managed to thrive while the rest of the world was economically in trouble. Although the creative industry where comfortable enough in the first few years of the economic depression, by 1933 their huge debts were outstanding. All parts of the industry had borrowed money to fund production and cinemas and had accumulated massive debts. To add to this America faced mass unemployment thus impacting attendance at cinemas. This has an extreme economic impact for the better part of a decade. “Industry revenues dropped from $720 million in 1929 to $480 million in 1933, while total company profits of $54.5 million in 1929 gave way to total company losses of $55.7 million in 1932.” ( http://www.filmreference.com/encyclopedia/Criticism-Ideology/Great-Depression-THE-DEPRESSION-AND-INDUSTRY-FINANCES.html#ixzz5dYvE6v1m) The Hollywood film industry was also greatly affected by the economic slump, not only for slashed ticket prices, debts from expensive cinemas, the costly experience of switching to technicolor and sound but also the rapid decrease of construction of new cinemas following the boom of building studios and theatres in the 1920s. The creative industry was growing and diversifying entering the market of animated >GET ANSWER