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Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science

by: Glen Hackett

Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science PSY 3020

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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Glen Hackett on Wednesday September 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSY 3020 at Middle Tennessee State University taught by Shannon Walker in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 39 views. For similar materials see /class/213056/psy-3020-middle-tennessee-state-university in Psychology (PSYC) at Middle Tennessee State University.

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Date Created: 09/23/15
Statistics Final Exam Optional There will be 5 short essay questions on the nal exam Each question will be worth 10 points You will be expected to complete the exam in 75 minutes 1hour 15minutes The four essay questions will be one of the following questions Your answers must be in your own words ifyou copy directly from the book you will receive only 25 points for your answer 1 Statistical techniques are classified into two major categories Descriptive and Inferential Describe the general purpose of each category Give an example of each 2Define the concept of quotsampling errorquot Note Your definition should include the concepts of sample population statistic and parameter 3 Briefly explain when and why you should use a grouped frequency distribution table instead ofa regular table Include in your answer explain what information is available in a regular frequency distribution table that is not available in a grouped table 4 What is the purpose for obtaining a measure of central tendency Explain why it is necessary to have more than one standard procedure for defining and measuring central tendency 5 Describe three circumstances where the median would provide a better measure of central tendency than the mean Give an example of each 6 Without some correction sample variability is said to be quotbiasedquot Define the term biased and explain how this bias is corrected in the formula for sample variance 7 Describe the general purpose of a Zscore and explain how a Zscore accomplishes this goal 8 The term error is used in two different ways in hypothesis testing a Type I error or Type II b standard error What can a researcher do to influence the size of the standard error Does this action have any effect on the probability of a Type I error What can a researcher do to influence the probability of a Type I error Does this action have any effect on the size of the standard error


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