Media
November 2011
Topic: Hegemony
James Lull defines hegemony as the power or dominance that one social group holds
over the other [] it is the method for gaining and maintain power. (Lull 61) In other words,
hegemony is the set of ideologies that are p

Statistics for the
Behavioral
Sciences
LAB 1
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My Info: Charles Ray
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Statistics for the
Behavioral
Sciences
LAB 4
DONT FORGET TO SIGN THE AT TENDANCE SHEET
SPSS
Pick up your assignment when you sign in.
Mean: 17.51
Standard Deviation: 4.30
SPSS: Things for next time
Always do your own work
Read directions carefully! (Wri

Midterm Exam
The following SAT verbal scores are from the records of freshmen enrolled in a private
liberal arts college in the United States.
610, 590, 580, 570, 720, 560, 550, 540, 530, 540, 640, 630, 620, 640, 740, 640, 620, 650,
600, 660, 670, 680, 69

Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences I
2.5. In this exercise, we will make a bar graph clustered by males and females of the variable,
LCBINGE, which indicates whether a student has ever binged on alcohol. To create a percent bar
chart by a g

Homework 2
30
Percentage of H.S. seniors that used marijuana
35
40
45
50
2.19.
a) Use the Marijuana data set and STATA to construct a line graph depicting the percentage of
students who have ever tried marijuana by year.
1985
1990
1995
2000
year
2005
2010

use "\client\c$\Users\shaul\Downloads\NELS.dta", clear
gen unitmnc = unitmath - unitcalc
tab unitmnc
tab apoffer
gen apoffyn=0
replace apoffyn=1 if apoffer>0
replace apoffyn=. if apoffer=.
tab apoffyn
summarize apoffyn, detail
use "\client\c$\Users\shaul\

5.13
a) Compute and interpret the correlation between ses and computer.
: The correlation between ses and computer is 0.35. That means students who had computers in eight
grade have higher ses than those who had not on average.
b) Recode the variable comp

Homework 6
6.1.
a) Verify that regression is appropriate in this case.
: The graph below shows that a line whithin scatter plot indicates the relationship between two variables
well. Also scales of these two variables are appropriate for regression.
b) Fi

Homework
4.24,
(a) Create the variable unitmnc to represent the number of units of non-calculus mathematics
taken
: gen unitmnc = unitmath - unitcalc
(b) What is the largest number of units of non- Table 1. Frequency distribution of the number of
calculus

Homework
4.24,
(a) Create the variable unitmnc to represent the number of units of non-calculus mathematics
taken
: gen unitmnc = unitmath - unitcalc
(b) What is the largest number of units of non- Table 1. Frequency distribution of the number of
calculus

Homework 2
30
35
40
45
50
2.19.
a) Use the Marijuana data set and STATA to construct a line graph depicting the percentage of
students who have ever tried marijuana by year.
1985
1990
1995
2000
year
2005
2010
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
b) Use the following instr

Statistics for the
Behavioral
Sciences
LAB 2
SIGN ATTENDANCE SHEET AT FRONT OF ROOM!
Please have handy:
A calculator
Your book (or Z distribution table
handout)
Data set opened in SPSS
NYU Classes download:
Resources -> Lab/Recitation -> Lab Data ->
Unde

Statistics for
the Behavioral
Sciences
LAB 3
P L E A S E S I G N ATT E N DA NC E S H E E T AT F R O N T O F
ROOM
Please Have Handy:
A calculator, paper, and writing utensil
Your book (or Z distribution table)
Questions about Quiz #1
Take the egomania qu

Media Studies
Essay Intro
Sex and the City
The Sex and the City intro has a recognizable mambo beat with fast camera captures of
the city with a gray and blue tones of the city landscape. The title of the show appears in lower
caps, as do the cast names.

1.
a. The correlation for socioeconomic status and 10th grade math achievement is .362. This
exhibits that there is a small positive correlation, which means as socioeconomic status
of students increases, the achievement in 10 th grade math will increase

STATS FINAL
Chi squared
o What is it used for?
Used to compare observed data with data we would expect to
obtain according to a specific hypothesis
Used for categorical data (nominal or ordinal)
o What kind of data are needed?
We need the frequencies

6.
Number of Social Interactions SS=(51.842)(26) = 1347.892
Minutes to Solve Puzzle SS = 109.065(24) = 2617.56
Speed(mph) SS = (14.409)(22) = 316.998
7.
Regarding the number of social interactions the approximate shape is skewed left which
means that it i

1
a.
H 0 : 1=2
The null is that there is no difference between the baseline quality of life between people
who have cosmetic surgery due to a physical problem then those who had cosmetic surgery to
change their external appearance.
H 1 : 1 2
The alternati

1. REGRESSION
a. The correlation for socioeconomic status and 10th grade math
achievement is .362. This exhibits that there is a small positive
correlation, which means as socioeconomic status of students
increases, the achievement in 10th grade math will

Coefficientsa
Standardized
Unstandardized Coefficients
Model
1
B
(Constant)
Tenth Grade Math
Achievement
Coefficients
Std. Error
Beta
1.072
2.477
.310
.043
t
.362
Sig.
.433
.665
7.233
.000
a. Dependent Variable: Socio-Economic Status
Correlations
Tenth Gr

range
siqr
indicates the distance of the typical scores from the median
more reliable than range
ss
add up of all the squared deviations from the mean
take the ss by the total number of score to get the variance
too large as a descriptive measures
e

1.
a. The null hypothesis is that the mean of the NYU students texts will equal the
population mean. H 0 : 1= 2
b. The alternative hypothesis is that the mean of the NYU students texts will not
equal the population mean. H 1 : 1 2
c. (see first page numbe

A. Part I
1. There is no difference in the means between gender (dependent variable) as a
function of 12th grade social studies achievement (independent variable).
There is no difference in the means between types of high school programs (dependent
variab

7.1. The frequency distribution table is constructed using the STATA command tabulate
edexpect
a) 159/500 = .32
b) 190/500 = .38
c) (159+190)/500 = .32 + .38 = .70
d) 1 - .32 = .68
7.2. The crosstabulation is constructed using the STATA command tabulate g