1-A psychologist is interested in knowing whether adults who were bullied as children differ from
the general population in terms of their empathy for others. On a questionnaire designed to
measure empathy, the mean score for the general population is 30.
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Williams and Lester (1996) predicted that there is a relationship between manic
tendencies and eating disorders in female college students. They administered an eating
disorders scale and a questionnaire on manic tendencies. Below is a table of some of
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PSY1110: Elementary Statistical Reasoning
Online SyllabusSummer 1, 2015
Instructor:
Dr. Craig McCarthy
Department of Psychology
Ohio University
mccartc1@ohio.edu
Textbook:
Option 1:
Please go to the website:
http:/www.cengagebrain.com/course/1-1R4M723
The
MODULE 7
Lesson 7: Probability
TEXTBOOK REFERENCES:
1. HowellChapter 7 Basic Concepts of Probability
2. UttsChapter 16 Understanding Probability and Long-Term Expectations
3. UttsChapter 17 Psychological Influences on Personal Probability
4. UttsChapter 1
MODULE 4
Lesson 4: The Normal Distribution
TEXTBOOK REFERENCES:
1. HowellChapter 6 The Normal Distribution
2. HowellAppendix D: Table D10-Z-tables
3. UttsChapter 8 Bell-Shaped Curves and Other Shapes
COURSE NOTES:
Bell-Shaped CurvesThe Normal Distribution
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Lesson 1: Introduction
TEXTBOOK REFERENCES:
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2. HowellChapter 2 (up to Notation) Basic Concepts
COURSE NOTES:
Introduction
Statistics -whether like it or not, already part of your life
A)
Academics
SAT, ACT, GPA, Cl
Measurement
What is a variable?
A feature, factor, value, characteristic
or category that is liable to change
Behavioral Science: how do
manipulations of one variable cause
changes in another variable?
2
Scales of Measurement
Your variables may be
Nominal
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Regression
1
Determining relationships
Many studies compare groups in
search of differences
Sometimes, we want to measure the
degree to which two variables are
related instead: this is expressed as a
linear relationship (a.k.a. a correlation!)
These are a
Frequency Distributions
1
Note about homework
I will post answers after Jerry has graded
your assignments
Found under the Homework 1 link where you
downloaded the assignment
If there are figures/graphs you can either:
Make the figure in Word/Excel and inc
Welcome to 2110!
Instructors: Dr. Laura
Bachus, PhD
Dr. Ann Rumble,
On a slip of paper, please write:PhD
Your name
Major
What you want to do with your degree
Topics in your major or psychology that
interest you
Finish the sentence: A stats class is like
T
What are statistics?
Numerical values that provide
information about a distribution of
sample data
Descriptive statistics vs.
inferential statistics
1
Measures of Central Tendency
Representative numbers that
characterize the middleness of a
dataset
Mean
M
Outliers
Regardless of the type of analysis you are
using, your data can have outliers, or
extreme values
12
10
8
SD
6
4
2
0
0
2
4
6
Participant #
8
10
12
Outliers
Regardless of the type of analysis you are
using, your data can have outliers, or
extreme v
Sampling Technique
Random sampling: every member of the
population has an equal chance of
appearing in your sample.
Reduces bias (because of the nature of
randomization, bias cannot always be
eliminated)
Population distribution
Sample distribution
Samplin
1
The Theory behind Hypothesis
Testing
Hypothesis testing: a decision-making
process about the probability the
results of an experiment are not simply
due to chance
How? Conduct studies with samples,
obtain some statistic from samples
2
Hypothesis testing
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