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Lab Report 1 & 2 Instructions
PSYC 2019H Su2015 OS
Dijksterhuis
Lab Instructor : Toth
Background
The purpose of the present study is to test the idea that people may sometimes make better
decisions when they process the relevant information unconsciousl

PSYC 2019H: Correlation and Regression Exercise
Is there a correlation between the number of glasses of unsweetened juice that one drinks and the number of
visits to the doctor per year? (Modified example from Heiman, 2011)
Step 1: State the hypotheses:
N

Social Cognition, Vol. 29, No. 6, 2011, pp. 683698
McMahon et al.
Driven to Distraction
Driven to Distraction:
The Impact of Distracter Type on
Unconscious Decision Making
Kibby McMahon, Betsy Sparrow, Ljubica Chatman, and Travis Riddle
Columbia Universit

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PSYC 2019H SU: Critical Thinking and Research Methods
Lab 1 (14% of final grade)
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Title Page:
30
Introduction:
State our purpose (1)
Page # (right-hand corner) and running head (1 mark)
Title Conscious vs. Unconscious deliberation (1) and decision maki

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PSYC 2019H
Condensed Marking Scheme for Lab Report 2 (2015) 16%
Marks
3
Title Page:
Page # (right-hand corner) and running head (1 mark)
Title Conscious vs. Unconscious deliberation (1) and decision making (1)
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Abstract
An attempt at purpose or predic

Predicting Soccer Matches after Unconscious and Conscious Thought as a Function of
Expertise
Ap Dijksterhuis, Maarten W. Bos, Andries van der Leij, and Rick B. van Baaren
Abstract
In experiment 1, experts who thought unconsciously outperformed participan

6/22/2015
PSYC 2019H Lecture 1
Introduction and Basic Concepts
Basic Terminology
Which Statistical Procedure?
Scales of Measurement
Variables
Basic Terminology
Statistics: Three meanings:
1. a set of procedures and rules (not always computational or
m

2015-07-01
PSYC 2019H Lecture 4
Sampling Distributions
Sampling Error
Standard Error
Sampling Distribution of the Mean
Hypothesis Testing
Null and Research Hypotheses
Decision-Making
Type I and II Errors
One vs. Two-Tailed Tests
Sampling Distribu

2015-06-22
PSYC 2019H Lecture 2
Central Tendency and Variability
Central Tendency
Mode, Median, Mean
Trimmed Mean
Variability
Range, Interquartile Range
Variance, Standard Deviation
Boxplots
Winsorized Variance and Standard Deviation
Central Tendency

2015-07-06
PSYC 2019H Lecture 5
Hypothesis Testing: One Sample
Sampling Distribution of the Mean
Testing Hypotheses about the Mean
When is known
When is unknown
Factors affecting t and decisions about H0
Effect Size
Confidence Intervals
Sampling Di

2015-07-08
PSYC 2019H Lecture 6
Hypothesis Testing for Two Related
Samples (Chp 13)
t Test for Related Samples
Effect Size
Confidence Intervals
Power (Chp 15; pp.372-382)
Power
Definitions - Research Design
Related Samples
An experimental design in wh

2015-07-12
PSYC 2019H Lecture 7
Hypothesis Testing for Two Independent
Samples (Chp 14)
Sampling Distribution of Differences Between
Means
t Test for Two Independent Samples
Effect Size
Confidence Intervals
Definitions - Research Design
Independent Sa

PSYC 2019H: Lecture 3
The Normal Distribution
The Standard Normal Distribution
z Scores, z Table
Probability
Terminology
Laws
Discrete vs. Continuous Variables
Normal Distribution: Brief History
Daniel Bernoulli (1769)
He learned to explain probability/

Date
PSYC 2019H-A, SU 2015 Schedule
Topic
Reading
Seminar Topic
June 23
Overview of course; Basic
concepts
Ch. 1 & 2
Displaying Data (Ch. 3);
Data collection for lab
report
June 25
Measures of Central
Tendency & Variability
Ch. 4 & 5
Central Tendency &
Va

Psychological Science
http:/pss.sagepub.com/
Predicting Soccer Matches After Unconscious and Conscious Thought as a Function of Expertise
Ap Dijksterhuis, Maarten W. Bos, Andries van der Leij and Rick B. van Baaren
Psychological Science 2009 20: 1381
DOI:

REPORTS
20. A. Balsalobre, F. Damiola, U. Schibler, Cell 93, 929 (1998).
21. F. Zhang, C. J. Phiel, L. Spece, N. Gurvich, P. S. Klein,
J. Biol. Chem. 278, 33067 (2003).
22. A. J. Gelenberg et al., J. Med. 321, 1489 (1989).
23. J. A. Ripperger, L. P. Shear

Psyc2019 Lab Data Collection
Condition #4
It is very important that you carefully follow all
instructions. Do not communicate with one another until
data collection is complete.
Do not advance or back up through slides until
instructed to do so. Please

Chapter 14: Hypothesis Tests Applied to Means: Two Independent
Samples
Sampling distribution: the distribution of a statistic over repeated sampling
Standard error: the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of a statistic
T distribution: samplin

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APA Essentials - 2015
The following are the crucial elements of a Psychology Laboratory Report.
Virtually everything in this document will earn or cost you marks!
Double-space reports. Use one side of paper only.
Do not use plastic folders or duo-tangs.

Avoiding Plagiarism
What is Plagiarism?
Plagiarism is the passing off of someone else's words or
thoughts as your own. All students must confront these
questions: Is this material original (i.e. are these my own
ideas)? If not, how should I use the materi

Central Tendency and Variability
Distribution of Sample A:
7, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11
Distribution of Sample B:
1, 1, 9, 13, 14, 17
Calculate the mean, median and mode for each
distribution. Round to three decimals as you work, but
round final answer to two dec

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PSYC 2019H (Su 2015)
Lab 1: Displaying Data
INSTRUCTIONS: Some time ago, in PSYC 2018H, we created a scale called the Trent
Perceived Stress Scale (TPSS). A total of 221students filled out this scale. Here is a random
sample of 30 TPSS scores from this

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Z-score Problems and Area under the Normal Curve
Floyd wrote two tests and scored 63% on both. The mean on both tests was
50. The SD for Test 1 was 5 and the SD for Test 2 was 10.
Was Floyds performance actually the same on these tests or did he do bett

Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 3, No. 4, April 2008, pp. 292303
New ndings on unconscious versus conscious thought in decision
making: additional empirical data and meta-analysis.
Felix Acker
School of Psychological Science
La Trobe University
Abstrac

Psyc2019 Lab Data Collection
Condition #1
It is very important that you carefully follow all
instructions. Do not communicate with one another until
data collection is complete.
Do not advance or back up through slides until
instructed to do so. Please

Psyc2019 Lab Data Collection
Condition #2
It is very important that you carefully follow all
instructions. Do not communicate with one another until
data collection is complete.
Do not advance or back up through slides until
instructed to do so. Please

Psyc2019 Lab Data Collection
Condition #3
It is very important that you carefully follow all
instructions. Do not communicate with one another until
data collection is complete.
Do not advance or back up through slides until
instructed to do so. Please

Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Advance Access published May 29, 2013
doi:10.1093/scan/nst004
SCAN (2013) 1 of 7
Neural reactivation links unconscious thought to
decision-making performance
John David Creswell,1 James K. Bursley,1 and Ajay B.