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Study Guide for Lab Midterm I - Spring 2007 Leif Saul General information: 40 points total. You are responsible for all information in chapters I, 3, and 4 of the lab manual. In addition, you are responsible for techniques and predictions learned in the lab. Note that questions similar to the ones on lab write-ups and weekly quizzes could also show up on the exam. Be prepared for concepts, definitions, procedures, predictions, broad themes, minor facts, diagrams/graphs/traces, calculations, hands-on with computer or apparatus, etc. Be prepared for all types of questions: fill-ins, brief essay, true/false, multiple choice, etc. See sample questions at <>: "Sample Questions for Midterm I" (Q#6,7,8). Note: These were written in an earlier year, when the labs were arranged in a different order. Study questions Below I have given for each lab a list of skills and knowledge areas to think about. Keep in mind that this is not an exhausti ve list. Lab Basics lab Know how to log on to the physiology server (note typo in lab manuall). Understand the basic purpose of the PowerLab and transducers. Know how to find and run Chart, Scope, Excel and SPSS on the lab computers. Know how to open the Data Pad, and use it to calculate Max-Min or an average. Explain verbally what a p-value means. Be able to interpret significance of a p-value. If an experiment is described, state which t-test (paired or unpaired) is appropriate. Know how to perform a paired or unpaired t-test in SPSS. Given a description of an experimental design, be able to identify problems with it. What are the differences between Chart and Scope? Know how to calibrate a force transducer. Know what kind of graph (e.g. bar, scatter, scatter with regression line) is appropriate for a given set of data. X <t Y. .. I S Understand the difference between the indepenJent"variable (which goes on the x- axis) and the dependent variable (which goes on the y-axis). ': {,\ 'I--
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2009 for the course IPHY 3435 taught by Professor Hermanson during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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