2011 - Final exam 5/19 Barton hall west 2:00 Monday 5/16...

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5/5/2011 Final exam 5/19 Barton hall west 2:00 Monday 5/16 review session 4:30 Uris 202 How we know what isn’t so I) Why is it important to think critically A) We can go through life and think we know something but we actually don’t B) Studies of the effectiveness of the portacaval shunt B.1) If you experience hemorrhaging in the abdomen, shunt blood B.2) Measured amount of report (B.2.a) With no controls, most people believed it worked (B.2.b) With non random controls, there is still more belief that the study works (B.2.c) With randomized controls- which is how it should be- discovered that the shunt does not work, study is a waste of time B.3) Shows that bad studies are being done B.4) Conclusion of study depends on the study II) Perceptions of order and randomness A) Video about “the hot hand”- when a player gets more baskets, they tend to do better B) Statistically, the odds are the same that they will get three in a row as they will miss three in a row B.1) Outcome of the second free throw is not effected by the first
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2011 - Final exam 5/19 Barton hall west 2:00 Monday 5/16...

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