PSY201 9.9.13 To post

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Unformatted text preview: verbal ability test, the mean for people in general is 50 and the standard deviaIon is 20. For the quanItaIve ability test, the mean for people in general is 0, and the standard deviaIon is 5. Which is this person’s stronger ability? 11 9/9/13   Normal curve   Symmetrical   Unimodal   Most scores fall near the center, fewer at extremes   CharacterisIcs of the normal curve   MathemaIcally defined by: ▪  Mean: where the center is located ▪  SD: how spread out the numbers are along the base   When using Z scores, always the same   It is a smooth curve because the “intervals” on the scale are infinitesimal   If normal, there is an exact relaIon...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2014 for the course PSY 21201 taught by Professor Bernard during the Winter '13 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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