Psychology 60
Midterm 1 Fall 2011
Number of Questions by Category
TOTAL: 24 Multiple Choice Questions
Note: Some questions count in multiple categories
TOPIC
Psychology 60, Summer 2014
Homework #2
1)
Variance:
Standard Deviation:
2) [1 pt.] If the mean of a population is 6, and the standard deviation is 8, then a raw
score of 4 would correspond to a z score of what value?
3) [3 pts.]
a) What z score cuts off t
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Psychology 60, Fall 2007
Homework #4
Due in class Thursday, October
30th
IMPORTANT: For this homework assignment, round your results out to four decimal places.
1) [ 1 pt. ] What is the difference between random sampling and random assignment?
Descriptive Statistics: the area of statistics concerned with organizing and summarizing the inevitable variability in collections of actual observation or score. Inferential Statistics: the area of statistics that provides tools for generalizing bey
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Psychology 60, Summer 2014
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Homework #3
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For the following data:. compute the mean, median, and major mode of dataset A, treating it as a sample compute the range, I.Q. range, M.A.D., variance, and standard deviation of dataset A as a sample compute the correlation between the data sets (treatin
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Psychology 60, Summer 2014
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Homework #7
ID#: _
Due in class Tuesday, September 2nd
Homework must be stapled, legible, and handed in before the beginning of lecture on the date indicated above.
If you fail to turn in a homework, or turn
Bar Graphs
Rules for construction Bars for different categories dont touch
(emphasizes the discontinuity)*
Conventions: Categorical Variable on the x-axis Frequency count on the y-axis
1
Bars are all the same width Frequency axis starts at z
PSYCHOLOGY 60
FALL, 2011
MIDTERM 2
Monday, November 14th, 2011
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choice form
PSYCHOLOGY 60 MIDTERM EXAM KEY
Wednesday August 20th 2014
READ ME! Do NOT open this test booklet until you are instructed to do so.
MULTIPLE-CHOICE:
Fill out your scantron form as follows:
I.D. NUMBER: Just enter the 8 digits-do NOT try to include the "A"
Population-set of all individuals of interest
Sample- set of individuals selected from the population.
Parameters- a value or characteristic that describes the population
Statistic- a value or characteristic that describes the sample
Sampling error- the d
Psychology 60
Midterm 2 Study Guide
This study guide is not intended to provide you with a comprehensive list of the topics you need to
know; rather, this guide is meant to guide you in your studying. Do not as
Psychology 60, Fall 2014
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Homework #2
Due in class Thursday, October 23
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Psychology 60 Fall, 2011 Midterm 1
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MIDTERM 1
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Psychology 60, Fall 2014
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Homework #7
Due in class Thursday, Dec 4
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Psychology 60, Summer 2014
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Homework #5
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Due in class Tuesday, August 26
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Question #1
Even though the answers are given in the book, please show evidence (e.g., 3.15 A, 3.16
A, etc.) that youve done the check your skills multiple-choice questions 3.15-3.24
inclusive. Note: There are slight differences across the 4th and 5th edi
Psychology 60, Summer 2014
Homework #3
Below are commute times and amounts of rainfall for a few randomly selected dates last
year.
Rain (mm) Commute time (min)
3
20
0
10
1
25
9
30
15
60
12
25
Treat "Rain" as the X variable.
1) [1.5 pts.] Draw a scatterpl
Homework Assignment 6
Psychology 60
1) Match the following critical values of t with the correct number of degrees of freedom
assuming a twotailed test with alpha = 0.05:
a. df = 2
t critical = 4.303
b. d
Psychology 60, Fall 2014
Homework #1
Due in class Thursday, October 16
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Psychology 60 Fall, 2011 Midterm 1
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Sample Multiple Choice Questions
Note: The problems below are of roughly the same difficulty that you will see on the exam, but they are not intended to cover
all the topics on the exam. It is best to take this practice test and then check you r answers u
statistics set of mathematical
groups = same IQ in same group located in each category on scale
procedures for organizing,
holding constant (control); all 10 of measurement
summarizing & interpreting
year old children (age constant)
frequency distribution
PSYCHOLOGY 60
INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS
FALL QUARTER 2012
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
11:00 11:50 in Warren Lecture Hall 2001
DR. JULIAN L. PARRIS
EMAIL: JLPARRIS@UCSD.EDU
OFFICE PHONE: 858-
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Psychology 60
Homework Assignment 5
A researcher is investigating the effectiveness of a new studyskills training program for
elementary school children. A sample of n = 25 thirdgrade children is se
Homework Assignment 4
Psychology 60
1. Standard Error 2. Standard Error 3. Standard Error (Points: 3)
For a population with = 50, and = 10, what is the
Correlation
-how strong is the linear relationship between 2 variables collected under the same conditions?
-linear: straight like a line
-ej. house income, studying/grades
-non linear ej. energy level/alcohol consumption
Height and weight
H
W
( HH )
( W
Psychology 60, Winter 2016
Week 1 main points
Introduction, Frequency distributions, graphing, and central tendency.
1) What is statistics?
a) Signal in the noise
(1) Truth is difficult to discern, for it seems to change with each new
glance upon it. As T
Psychology 60, Fall 2014
Homework #6
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Butani, Jay
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B03, Wednesdays 11:00a-11:50a
1. a) This is a observational study, the years of employment is a continuous
quantitative variable, productivity (cookies made per day) is a continuous
quantitative variable
b) This is an experimental st
VOCABULARY:
Central Tendency: a single score (value) as representative of the entire distribution
Construct: the internal attributes or characteristics of interest to a researcher that cannot be
observed directly but must be measured in some way
Dependent
Vocabulary
Bottom Line: use statistics to both describe and infer
Population vs. Sample
-Population (N): consists of all subjects (human or otherwise) that are being studied
-Sample (n): group of subjects randomly selected from the population
-Ej: Polling
Lecture 1
Statistics
-branch of mathematics concerned with detecting patterns in noise
Statistic
-characteristic or measure obtained from data
2 branches of statistics
-descriptive
-any time you describe some data, nothing beyond
-inferential
-use data to