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Unformatted text preview: HOMEWORK 1 1. List a belief that you hold to be true. Determine how you “know” this belief to be true. Use the “labels” for ways of knowing that we discussed in class. 2. For each of the following, indicate whether a variable or a constant is being described: a. The number of ounces in a gallon b. The depression you feel when stats class is over c. The number of students enrolled in PSYC200 d. The amount of coffee you drink each morning e. The number of tweets you make in an hour f. The number of seconds in a minute 3. For each of the following, indicate whether a continuous or a discrete variable is being described: a. The number of students in stats class b. A person’s weight c. The number of people who own Starbucks gold cards d. A woman’s pregnancy status e. An eyewitnesses choice in a lineup f. A person’s SAT score 4. You are at a dinner party and someone is complaining about the fact that Casey Anthony was not found guilty for the death of her child. The party guest states that Casey was not found guilty because she was a woman and for the death of her child....
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course PSYC 200 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08