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last week you learned about:
Normal curve
Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
Probability
Chapter 4 (sixth edition)
Chapter 5 up to sixth edition.
The difference between a sample and a po
STA1PSY Practice Class 2
1. What is the mean of the following scores? 2, 4, 6.
(a) 4
(b) 6
(c) 4.5
(d) 22.9876534
2. What is the standard deviation of the following scores? 2, 4, 6.
(a) 2.45
(b) 1
(c)
STA1PSY Practice Class 1
In this practice class we shall construct a frequency table and a histogram by hand.
1. Twenty children were interviewed about their attitude to school. At the end of the
inte
STA1PSY Practice Class 6
1.
The mean of the distribution of sample means is
a.
the square root of the original population mean.
b.
the original population mean divided by the sample size.
c.
the same
STA1PSY Practice Class 5
1. If you want to know if a new employee incentive program really works, how would you
test the hypothesis that it does work?
a. Try to disprove the hypothesis that it does wo
STA1PSY Practice Class 3
1. A variable that is predicted by another variable is called a(n)
a.
b.
c.
d.
predictor variable
positive variable
independent variable
response variable
2. What is the diffe
STA1PSY Practice Class 4
1. How do you calculate probability?
a. The number of all possible outcomes divided by the number of all possible
successful outcomes.
b. The number of all possible outcomes m
Week 5 Stress Lab: Part A (Introduction and topic selection)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE ORAL PRESENTATION
As part of your assessment for Behavioural Neuroscience, you will be required to
School of Psychology and Public Health, Behavioural Neuroscience 1B (PSY1BNB)
Research Project: Results and guidelines
Subjects
Behavioural Neuroscience students from Bundoora, Bendigo, and AW campuse
STA1PSY Practice Class 4
1. How do you calculate probability?
a. The number of all possible outcomes divided by the number of possible
successful outcomes.
b. The number of all possible outcomes multi
STA1PSY Practice Class 7-2016
1. Setting the significance level at 0.10 instead of the more usual 0.05 increases the
likelihood of
a. A Type I error.
b. A Type II error.
c. Failing to reject the null
29/08/2016
Chapter 6
Hypothesis Tests with
Means of Samples
What we studied previous two weeks:
When we were given a score from a normal population with known
mean and standard deviation, we could ca
23/08/2016
Chapter 6 sixth edition
Chapter 7 Previous editions
Making Sense of Statistical
Significance
Decision Errors, Effect Size, and
Statistical Power
2
This weeks objectives
This week we want t
10/07/2016
Probability and probability distribution
Some Key Ingredients for
Inferential Statistics
The Normal Curve,
Probability, and Sample
versus Population
Chapter 4 (up to 6th edition)
Chapter 3
STA1PSY
Assignment 2
Due: 4pm Friday Week 5
Name:_
Student Number:_
Demonstrator:_
Note: For the questions required SPSS output, you can produce the graphs in SPSS, use
the print screen PrtSc key of y
STA1PSY Practice Class 8 - 2016
1. If a sample has 27 people in it, the degrees of freedom used in the formula to estimate
the population variance would be
a.
b.
c.
d.
26
27
272
27
2. If you know the
STA1PSY
Assignment 4
Due: Saturday 6 pm Week 9
Total marks: 30
1. Type II errors concern scientists because:
A) it could mean that a good theory or beneficial practice is not used
B) it means that the