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Unformatted text preview: Solve this problem explicitly using all five steps of hypothesis testing. #6. A cognitive psychologist theorizes that people will be able to form sentences with pleasant words quicker than with unpleasant words. To test her hypothesis, she creates a list of equal numbers of pleasant and unpleasant words. Participants are then asked to form a sentence using each word. Five participants are used, and the average time it takes each participant to do the pleasant and unpleasant words are shown in the table below. Mean Reaction Time (in Seconds) Subject Pleasant Unpleasant 1 .44 .51 2 .33 .51 3 .60 .74 4 .59 .77 5 .68 .55 Is the time it takes participants to come up with a sentence different for the two kinds of words (using the .05 level of significance)?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2010 for the course PSYCH 315 taught by Professor Afroditipanagopoulos during the Winter '10 term at Concordia Canada.
- Winter '10