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Name: October 22, 2010 T.A./class time MW Lecturer: Lab 8: Chapter 12 Studies conducted at the University of Melbourne indicate that there may be a difference between the pain thresholds of blonds and brunettes. Subjects were divided into four categories according to hair color: light blond, dark blond, light brunette, and dark brunette. The purpose of the experiment was to determine whether hair color is related to the amount of pain produced by common types of mishaps and assorted types of trauma. Each person in the experiment was given a pain threshold score based on his or her performance in a pain sensitivity test (the higher the score, the higher the person’s pain tolerance). Source: Family Weekly , Gainesville, Sun, Gainesville, Florida, February 5, 1978, referenced on OzDASL. Hair Color Pain threshold score LightBlond 62 60 71 55 48 DarkBlond 63 57 52 41 43 LightBrunette 42 50 41 37 DarkBrunette 32 39 51 30 35 1. (3 points) Use SPSS to make a side-by-side boxplot of the four hair color groups, and
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