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Exam 2 Review Topics *Keep in mind that this is only a guideline. Any material covered in class, in the text, or in homework is important and relevant to this exam. Chapter 5 o Know how to identify an experiment or tell what an experiment is o Understand the need for an experiment o Know terms involved with experimentation o Units o Response variable o Explanatory variable o Treatment o Levels o Know how to experiment badly o Simple experiments o Lurking variables o Confounding o Understand what a clinical trial is and know terms o Placebo o Placebo effect and confounding o Know how to design better experiments o Randomized comparative experiments o Comparative design o Randomization o Replication o Draw a diagram of the design, with all specifics listed o Understand statistical significance Chapter 6 o Understand single-blind and double-blind experiments o Identify when confounding may exist due to unequal treatment o Identify problems in an experiment o Refusals o Nonadherers o Dropouts
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EARTH SCIE esci 111 taught by Professor Springer during the Spring '08 term at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

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