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RutgersNewark Statistical Methods Test 1 Practice
On the actual test: You may use your calculator. Use pen or pencil. Write neatly and visibly. You may
not use your cell phone or o
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Statistics for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
21.830.301.01,02,03: Syllabus
Faculty: Ellen Halpern, Ph.D.
Email: ellen.halpern@rutgers.edu
Phone: 9083613733 (text is best)
Office: Smith 304
Class Time/Locatio
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Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
Test 4 Practice
Name: _
Part 1: Multiple Choice & True/False (points: 1 point each) CIRCLE your answer.
_
1. An analysis of variance produces SStotal = 40 and SSwithin = 10. For
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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RutgersNewark
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
Test 4 Practice
Name: _
Part 1: Multiple Choice & True/False (points: 1 point each) CIRCLE your answer.
_
1. An analysis of variance produces SStotal = 40 and SSwithin = 10. For
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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Oneway ANOVA
Reading graphs
Designs beyond t
ANOVA
Partitioning Variance
Fratio
Effect Size
PostHoc tests
Planned Comparisons
Graphs and Oneway ANOVA
Lecture 9: 1
Reading Graphs
Graphs are often used to illustrate
multiple means and more complex
des
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Study Guide for Test 4: Chapters 1214; and t test and ANOVA output
This study guide is a list of topics covered. It is not an exhaustive list of every vocabulary word
or concept or computation you may be asked to perform. Its more like a reminder of topi
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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Statistics for Psychology
Using the Unit Normal Table
The Binomial Distribution
Inferential Statistics with
sample n=1 (an introduction)
The Distribution of Sample
Means
Standard Error
Probability about samples
Probability & Sampling
Distributions
L
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Statistics for Psychology
Standardizing
Zscores
Probability
Overview
Normal Distribution
Z scores & Probability
Lecture 3: 1
Raw Scores
Every measure has a scale
The scale includes
The meaning of each unit
The lowest possible score (if
there is
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Part III: Inferences about
Means and Mean
Differences
Conceptualizing Research
how does hypothesis testing
fit in?
Type I and Type II error
z tests
Effect Size
Power
t tests
Statistics Organizer
Null Hypothesis Tests
Lecture 5: 1
Hypothesis Testin
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Independent and Dependent
Measures t Tests
The general form of the t statistic
The t statistic for independent
samples
Testing mean difference: M1 M2
Pooling Variance
Standard error of the difference of
means
Degrees of Freedom
Effect Size
Homogen
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Estimation and
Confidence Intervals
Estimation
Confidence Intervals
Estimation and Confidence
Intervals
Lecture 8: 1
Estimation
Hypothesis testing is a typical
approach researchers use to
use sample data to draw
inferences about populations.
Another w
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Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
Lab 9 ANOVA: Oneway with Post Hoc tests, Factorial ANOVA
Learning Objectives:
Oneway ANOVA with Post Hoc Tests
Group Activity (Save results for later comparison!)
1. Data set: City Data Lab.sav
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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RutgersNewark
Statistical Methods Test 5 Practice
You may use your 2 pages of notes singlesided (1 page doublesided) you have prepared. You
may use a calculator. You may not use your cell phone or other electronic device. You may not
share your materia
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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RutgersNewark
Statistical Methods Test 5 Practice
You may use your 2 pages of notes singlesided (1 page doublesided) you have prepared. You
may use a calculator. You may not use your cell phone or other electronic device. You may not
share your materia
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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Single Sample t Tests
Quick Review
Sampling Distributions
Hypothesis Testing
z tests
Effect Size
What about the mice?
Distribution of Sample Means
Overlapping distributions and
effect size
Type II error and statistical power
t tests
Single sample (
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Study Guide for Test 5:
You need to be able to interpret SPSS output showing descriptive statistics, graphs, t test output
and ANOVA output (Oneway ANOVA and Factorial ANOVA), correlations, regression, 2 . The
focus of this test is on correlation, regress
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Practice Test 3 answers to Applied Problem and Long Problem
Applied Problems: For the next two studies, answer the following questions.
work!
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(e)
Review your
What is the population being studied?
What is the null hypothesis, H0?
What is th
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Study Guide for Test 3: Chapters 811
This study guide is a list of topics covered. It is not an exhaustive list of every vocabulary word
or concept or computation you may be asked to perform. Its more like a reminder of topics.
The practice test (separat
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Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
Lab Single Sample Hypothesis Tests (z)
Data Set: Summer
Study.sav
This data comes from a
study of camp counselors
and college students. The
students come from several
different area colleges an
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Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
One Sample Samples t tests
Learning Objectives:
Running one sample t tests
Interpreting the output
o Significance
Conventions for reporting t test results
We have just begun to cover t tests in
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z scores
Formulas
For populations:
z
X
X z
For samples:
z
X
s
M
X M zs
If you have trouble with the problems in this worksheet, review the examples in the
chapter, and especially the learning checks. The problems in this worksheet are
similar to the en
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Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
Lab Random Samples and Descriptive Statistics
Data Set: Sample Survey.sav
Learning Objectives:
You already learned at the beginning of the course that when we take random samples from
a populat
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Put your name on the back page.
RutgersNewark Statistical Methods Practice Test 2
You may use 2 pages of notes (as on the first test 1 page doublesided or 2 pages singleisided), your unit
normal (z) table, and a calculator. Use pen or pencil. Write neatl
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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Put your name on the back page.
RutgersNewark Statistical Methods Practice Test 2
You may use 2 pages of notes (as on the first test 1 page doublesided or 2 pages singleisided), your unit
normal (z) table, and a calculator. Use pen or pencil. Write neatl
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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Study Guide for Test 2
This study guide is a list of topics covered. It is not an exhaustive list of every vocabulary word
or concept or computation you may be asked to perform. Its more like a reminder of topics.
The practice test (separate file) offers
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Lab 4: Small Group Project
There are no new procedures for this lab. You may work alone or in groups of up to 4 students. When
you turn in your work, make sure the names of each group member is on the assignment. You must all
be present and turn in your w
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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(actual test): Complete pledge, sign, and put your name on the back page.
RutgersNewark Statistical Methods Test 1 Practice
On the actual test: You may use your calculator. Use pen or pencil. Write neatly and visibly. You may
not use your cell phone or o
Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
Lab Session 2: Descriptive Statistics
Learning Objectives:
Creating a new file in SPSS (entering data, saving the file)
Does SPSS treat your data as a population or a sample?
Statistical Proced