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Did you know you use math in psychology? Once an experiment is conducted you have to evaluate the outcomes. Let's learn how to do that! Mean, median, mode here we come! Vocab of this lesson: Control Manipulate Independent Variable Dependent Variable Double Blind Procedure Random Assignment Descriptive Data Experimentation Mean Median Mode Range Standard Deviation Let's imagine that a researcher wanted to find out if giving vitamins to students at lunch would impact their performance on tests they took in their afternoon classes. She took 100 students and gave 50 of them vitamins at lunch while the other 50 were given sugar tablets and were told they were vitamins. Her research assistant chose which students were given the vitamins by selecting student ID #'s from a computer generated list. After lunch the students went off to their
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