PSYC5110 Assignment 2
Due date: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 2016
Sam would like to know whether examinations will lower students perception of happiness. He
found that, in the middle of the semester when there was no stressful event like quiz or
examination, studen
PSYC5110 Statistics and Research Design
Lecture 1:
Lecturer
Teaching Assistant
Kelvin Lui
Amy Chan
Outline
Our plan for this term
Different Ways of Knowing
Introduction to Experimental Design
Why is statistics important in Psychology?
Data and data type
D
PSYC5110 Statistics and Research Design
Lecture 3:
Lecturer
Teaching Assistant
Kelvin Lui
Amy Chan
Class Exercise (revision)
Calculate the probability for a randomly selected data point
to be within a specified range of Zscores.
p(2.16<x<1.2)
p = 0.099
PSYC5110 Statistics and Research Design in Psychological Science
20162017, 1st Term
Department of Psychology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Course Description:
This course is designed to cover basic statistical concepts and methods as well as basic
PSYC5110 Statistics and Research Design
Lecture 4:
Lecturer
Teaching Assistant
Kelvin Lui
Amy Chan
Group Discussion (Revision)
Suppose you have conducted an experiment to test the hypothesis
whether or not exercise can help people to live longer.You know
PSYC5110 Statistics and Research Design
Lecture 2:
Lecturer
Teaching Assistant
Kelvin Lui
Amy Chan
Outline
Central Tendency
Variability
Zscore
Probability and normal distribution
Basics of SPSS
Central Tendency
What is the most important thing about a di
PSYC5110 Statistics and Research Design in Psychological Science
20162017, 1st Term
Department of Psychology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Course Description:
This course is designed to cover basic statistical concepts and methods as well as basic
PSYC5110 Assignment 1
Due date: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 2016
For the following data set
10, 1, 9, 3, 5, 9, 2, 7, 4, 9, 1, 7, 8, 8, 9, 2, 6, 8
1). Calculate the mean, median and mode. (4 marks)
Mean =
X
N
=
108
18
=6
Median
 Sort numbers in ascending order

PSYC5110 Assignment 1
Due date: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 2016
For the following data set
10, 1, 9, 3, 5, 9, 2, 7, 4, 9, 1, 7, 8, 8, 9, 2, 6, 8
1). Calculate the mean, median and mode. (4 marks)
2). Calculate the variance, standard deviation of the data set. (4
PSYC5110 Statistics and Research Design
Lecture 5:
Lecturer
Teaching Assistant
Kelvin Lui
Amy Chan
Class Exercise (revision)
Suppose, on average, adults consume 2500 Calories per day.
Below were the Calories consumptions from a sample of
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