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Unformatted text preview: The statistics youre allowed to use depend on your control over the experimental situation 1. INFERENTIAL STATISTICS Used with experiments, where irrelevant variables are controlled. Allows you to draw conclusions about causality Independent Variable In Milgram Experiment: Degree of Authority Low Authority: Vs. High Authority: Business Setting Yale (A control conditions) In Milgram Experiment: Two Conditions (Low vs. High Authority) Low Authority High Authority 45% 65% 1. Inferential Statistics 2. Descriptive Statistics (less powerful) Can summarize data or show relation among variables, but cant show cause. Example: Correlation shows relation between two variables....
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Canli during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08