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If a person accidentally touches a pan filled with hot

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Problem 15

If a person accidentally touches a pan filled with hot water on the stove, they will immediately move their hand away from the hot pan before yelling out in pain. Use the following terms to explain what is involved in this reaction. Neurotransmitters The endocrine system Thalamus Amygdala Sensory cortex Pain reflex

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Inferences Involving Averages T-statistic (estimated z-score) ● Use sample variance to estimate population variance ○ SD and u of population unknown ○ Required: sample & hypothesis of population mean ○ Use degrees of freedom ● Used when ○ Can treatment work (known pop mean) ○ Compare sample with hypothesized ● Estimated standard error of the mean (denominator of t-test statistic) = s/(n^0.5) Sampling error: between sample and population mean Goal of hypothesis test: evaluate significance of discrepancy T distribution ● Bell-shaped and symmetrical ● Mean of 0 ● More variability than normal distribution (flatter) ● The larger the df, the closer to normal ● Degree of freedom = n - 1 ○ How wel

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Textbook: Myers' Psychology for AP
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Author: David G. Myers
ISBN: 9781464113079

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