CPHL214 Exercise 7 answers.pptx - Ski instructors have the...

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Ski instructors have the sort of personality one might expect in ambitious career people. Personality tests were given to seventy-eight male and forty female ski instructors based at glamorous resort spots such as Aspen, Sun Valley, Steamboat Springs, and Vail, all in the United States. The instructors ranged in age from 16 to 62; the average age was 28. Most had been teaching five years or longer and were officially certified. They scored high on ambition, independence, and a propensity for hard work and diligence. (Adapted from a report in Psychology Today, December 1980)Sample population: Seventy-eight male and forty female ski instructors based at glamorous resort spots such as Aspen, Sun Valley, Steamboat Springs, and Vail Target population: All ski instructorsMeasured property: Scoring high on personality tests for ambition, independence, and a propensity for hard work and diligence.Target property: Having the sort of personality one might expect in ambitious career people.
Sample population: Seventy-eight male and forty female ski instructors based at glamorous resort spots such as Aspen, Sun Valley, Steamboat Springs, and Vail Target population: All ski instructorsMeasured property: Scoring high on personality tests for ambition, independence, and a propensity for hard work and diligence.

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