Exam 1 Study Guide

Exam 1 Study Guide - Psych 1167 Exam 1 Study Guide*Note The exam will be multiple choice so you will not need to draw graphs on the exam However

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Psych 1167: Exam 1 Study Guide *Note: The exam will be multiple choice, so you will not need to draw graphs on the exam. However, you will still need to be able to interpret frequency distributions as well as different types of graphs. The following is a list of important topics that you should study in preparation for the exam. 1. I will give you descriptions of studies and you will need to be able to recognize and know the difference between the following: a. Sample vs. Population b. Statistic vs. Parameter c. Descriptive Statistics vs. Inferential Statistics d. Independent Variable vs. Dependent Variable e. Experimental vs. Observational Studies f. Discrete vs. Continuous Variables 2. I will describe data to you and you will need to know what kind of data it is and how it should be measured a. Qualitative i. Nominal b. Ranked i. Ordinal c. Quantitative i. Interval ii. Ratio 3. Know the rules and guidelines for constructing frequency distributions a. Be able to recognize what’s wrong with a bad frequency distribution
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2011 for the course PSYCH 1167 taught by Professor Bingshi during the Spring '10 term at Temple.

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Exam 1 Study Guide - Psych 1167 Exam 1 Study Guide*Note The exam will be multiple choice so you will not need to draw graphs on the exam However

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