For questions 6 and 7 here is the data from pg. 65 5th edition/64 4th edition.
An employer kept records of how many days her 20 employees reported in sick during the previous
year. The scores on this variable were as follows.
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PSYC 214, Fall 2015
Descriptive statistics, normal distribution and
standard scores
1
Consider the meaning of these measurements:
510 on the SAT 1 math section
32 on a measure of cognitive ability
"Good" as your performance rating
In studies of be
Population Parameter Estimation
and
Sampling Distributions
(Chapter 7);
Hypothesis Testing
(Chapter 8 sections 8.18.4; 8.78.8)
Inferential Statistics: Using sample statistics to
estimate population parameters.
Estimating population mean
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Overview
Review key lecture concepts
Frequency distribution tables
Frequency graphs
Measures of central tendency and dispersion
SPSS Exercises
Frequency tables
Bar graphs and histograms
Measures of central tendency and dispersion
A Review
An experiment ex
Lab 5 Overview:
Descriptive vs. Inferential Statistics
Sampling Error
Sampling Distribution of Means
Central Limit Theorem
Standard Error of the Mean
Hypothesis Testing
Onesample Ztest
A Review
1. Find percent of cases between z = .38 and
z = 1.63
2. A
Lab 3 Overview
Review
Normal Distributions
Percentiles
Standard Scores
Appendix B
Examples and Practice
A Review
We have asked 50 of your friends at VCU to
report the number of U.S. states they have lived
in, resulting the following dataset:
1, 3, 7, 2, 1
Applications of Statistics to Psychology
PSYC 214 (907, 908, 909, 910)
Fall, 2015
Professor:
Dr. Linda E. Zyzniewski
Office:
820 W. Franklin Street, Room 201
Email:
s2lezyzn@vcu.edu (The best w
Answers to the Super Fun Exam 1 Review Quiz
1. What type of graph is this?
a. This graph is a Bar Graph. It is displaying a nominal variable (month), which is merely serving as a category
with no numerical value.
2. What is the variable of interest in the
Lab 6 Overview:
Review for exam
A Review
1. A test is conducted for H0: = 34, with = 5. A sample of
size of 100 is selected. Calculate the standard error of the
mean.
2. The label on bottles of water reads 12.0 oz. ( = 0.2). After
sampling 64 bottles with
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PSYC 214: Daniel Berry MondayFriday lecture, Summer 2016
Assignment 1 (Due in class at 1:00pm on Wednesday, 6/21)
Late penalty for unexcused assignments: 20 points off, no later than 4:30 on Thursday, 6/22 in the Psychology off
Applications of Statistics to Psychology
PSYC 214 (005)
Summer 2016
Instructor:
Office:
Email:
Course webpage:
Office Hours:
Lab Instructor:
Daniel R. Berry
820 W. Franklin Street, Room 233
berrydr@vcu.edu
http:/blackboard.vcu.edu
by appointment
Ashley H
Lecture Notes 1: 6/13/16
The Role of Statistics
in Psychology
Agenda
Icebreaker
Syllabus
Talk
about Honor Code Policy
Talk
about research concepts
Self
Check In class check of material
Data
Collection
Enter
Data into SPSS
Access Syllabus on
Blackb
Describing the Distribution of a
Single Variable
Lecture 2: 6/15/16
Descriptive Statistics
These Describe the data from your sample.
How do we represent these data?
Frequency Tables
Frequency Graphs
Includes
Measures of central tendency (Mean, Median
& Mo
Applications of Statistics to Psychology
PSYC 214 (005)
Summer 2016
Instructor:
Office:
Email:
Course webpage:
Office Hours:
Lab Instructor:
Daniel R. Berry
820 W. Franklin Street, Room 233
berrydr@vcu.edu
http:/blackboard.vcu.edu
by appointment
Ashley H
Entering Data
LAB 1: 6/23/14
Objectives
Entering
Data into SPSS
Identifying
IVDV
Sample
vs Population
Experimental
vs Non experimental
Open SPSS!
Introduction to SPSS
Please open SPSS:
From Start menu or
SPSS icon on desktop
Select Type in Data, cli
A Guide to the Basics
Psyc 214
Types of Measurement:

Nominal: nominal variables are those that serve as labels or categories
Examples:
Favorite Color: Green, Blue, Red, Purple, Orange, Yellow, Black
Race: African American, Caucasian, Hispanic/ Latino
Re
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VCU eID:_@vcu.edu
Lab (circle yours):
1:00 Ashlee (907)
3:00 Ashlee (908)
5:00 CJ (909)
7:00 CJ (910)
PSYC 214: Dr. Zyzniewski  Tuesday lecture, Fall 2015
Assignment 5 (Due in class by 7:00 on Tuesday, 10/20/15)
Late penalty for unexcused assign