×

### Let's log you in.

or

Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!

×

or

by: Corinne Caro

17

0

# PSY 291 291

Corinne Caro
UM
GPA 3.0
Introduction To Biobehavioral Statistics
Franklin Foote

These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

×
Unlock Preview

These notes cover everything that will be on Exam 1 for Dr. Foote's exam.
COURSE
Introduction To Biobehavioral Statistics
PROF.
Franklin Foote
TYPE
Class Notes
PAGES
WORDS
CONCEPTS
Statistics, Foote, Psychology
KARMA
25 ?

## Popular in Psychlogy

This page Class Notes was uploaded by Corinne Caro on Thursday March 3, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 291 at University of Miami taught by Franklin Foote in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 17 views. For similar materials see Introduction To Biobehavioral Statistics in Psychlogy at University of Miami.

×

## Reviews for PSY 291

×

×

### What is Karma?

#### You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 03/03/16
Lecture 1 for PSY 291 Lecture 11116 why learn stats do research to read research articles to develop analytic and critical thinking try to understand concepts avoid rote memorization without understanding read the textbook again and again attend class and do the homework keep up make friends with your classmates and help each other descriptive stats summarize or organize a group of numbers from a study inferential stats draw conclusion that go beyond the numbers from a research study or test hypotheses variable a charastcetirst that can have different values value a possible outcome that a score can have score a particular person s value on a varibabe nominal variables categorical a label eye color numbers on athletes shirt numeric quantitave variables Ordinal rank order the values have an inherent order military ranks position nished a race equalinterval variables as for ordinal space between gradations is the same temperature in degrees FarenheitCelsius ratio variables as for equal interval meaningfu absolutue zero temperature in degrees Kelvin height Lecture 11316 Equal interval or rational interval can do fancy things We can assume some things are equal interval No basis but instead by own magical thinking Scale from 15 will be ORDINAL Different questions and take the sum will be EQUAL INTERVAL We are doing descriptive stats Frequency distribution table or a gure that has all the values of a variable plus the number of scores for each value We can get a picture and have a general idea How to make a SIMPLE frequency distribution Highest level on top and lowest on bottom Top and bottom have to have scores Middle numbers still put them put raw frequency and put frequency as a percent How to make an EXTENDED frequency distribution Same thing just add two more columns cumuative frequency add up cumuative percent take cumulative frequency and divide do NOT add numbers Rounding 434 round to 43 437 round to 44 435 round to 44 Percentile of a value is the percent of scores less than that value Not less than or equal to the value Percentile point value that has a given percentile Histogram point that we put on the x axis should be midpoint for interval draw lines that connect intervals can either do group or by themselves histograms depending on data and what you prefer Frequency polygons points and you connect put one interval below lowest real interval and one higher than real highest interval Descriptions How many pea ks Unimod Bimodaampl how many peaks Rectangula Multiomdoal Symmetrical or skewed Positive skewed Negative skewed Kurtosis Normal Leptokurtic heavy tailed Platokurtic light tailed Kurtoticnot normal

×

×

### BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

×

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

## Why people love StudySoup

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

#### "There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

#### "I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

#### "There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

#### "It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!
×

### Refund Policy

#### STUDYSOUP CANCELLATION POLICY

All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email support@studysoup.com

#### STUDYSOUP REFUND POLICY

StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here: support@studysoup.com

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to support@studysoup.com