Psych 105
Module 1
Why Psych 105 Video Lecture
I. Readings
a. Chapter 1 & 2
II. Misconceptions of Psychology
a. Common concern since 1st meeting of the APA (Janda, England, Lovejoy, &
Drury, 1998)
b. Only 50% believe scientific approach benefits understan
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PSYCH 200
Factorial ANOVA
A One Way Between Subjects ANOVA is used when we have 1 Factor
with 3 or more levels and the levels are independent.
A Repeated Measures ANOVA is used when we have 1 Factor with 3
or more levels and the levels are non-independe
PSYCH 200
One Way ANOVA Between
We use t-tests when we want to compare two groups for differences
But if there are more than 2 groups, we cant use t-tests
Multiple t-tests would be needed (3 tests to compare ABC, 10 tests
to compare ABCDE)
Would inflate
PSYCH 200
Paired Sample t-test
We use t-tests when we want to compare two groups for differences
There are three kinds of t-tests for 3 different situations in which you
want to compare two groups
One sample t-test
Independent sample t-test
Paired sampl
PSYCH 200: Unit 2 - SPSS
Descriptive Statistics and Frequencies
Were going to use SPSS/PASW to calculate descriptive statistics
Those will include:
Mean, Median, Mode
Standard Deviation, Minimum, Maximum, Range
Skewness
Quartiles and Percentiles
Frequen
PSYCH 200: Unit 5
How do Inferential Statistics Work
So weve covered a lot about descriptive statistics at this point (e.g.,
mean, standard deviation)
We now need a broad overview of how we can compare descriptive
statistics of samples to make inference
PSYCH 200: Unit 1
Conceptual Foundation
Lets start with some jargon
Population everyone or everything were interested in studying
Sample a portion of the population we actually examine
Data the measurements we make
Statistic - a number calculated on samp
PSYCH 200
Simple and Multiple Regression
A correlation is the degree to which two variables are related
Remember that
Positive Correlation: As X increases, Y also increases
Negative Correlation: As X increases, Y decreases
A correlation, however, just
PSYCH 200
One Way Repeated Measures ANOVA
We learned about the One Way Between Subjects ANOVA previously
We use it when we have 1 Factor with 3 or more groups
And when those groups are Independent (e.g., Whites, Blacks,
Asians, Hispanics)
Sometimes thou
PSYCH 200
Correlations
So far, we have compared groups in search of differences
Sometimes, however, we want to compare scores between variables
That is, we want to determine the correlation, or degree to which two
variables are related
Positive Correla
PSYCH 200
Independent Sample t-test
We use t-tests when we want to compare two groups for differences
There are three kinds of t-tests for 3 different situations in which you
want to compare two groups
One sample t-test
Independent sample t-test
Paired
PSYCH 200
Chi Square Test of Independence
Sometimes, we have a dependent variable (DV) where the factor is
not quantitative
T-tests and ANOVAS all assume quantitative DVs
But what do you do if your DV is not quantitative?
Yes or No Votes
Political Part
PSYCH 200: Unit 1
SPSS Introduction
First thing to know
SPSS is also known as PASW.
It is NOT something you have on your home computer unless you
installed the software from the book for the class
It is on every lab (Mac labs too) and library computer
PSYCH 200: Unit 2
Conceptual Foundation
Lets start with some jargon
Descriptive statistics are
There are two categories of Descriptive Statistics
Central Tendency and Variability
Central Tendency: Mean, Median, Mode
Variability: Range, Sum of Squares,
PSYCH 200
General Process for all Statistical Tests
So every single time you want to run a statistical analysis, youre going
to follow the same general steps
There are various facts you should understand about different steps in
that process
These are
Psychology 100 Homework
Define each concept below, provide an example from the movie, and relate
the concept to your own experiences:
Fundamental attribution error: describes how, when judging others actions, we tend to give
too much causal weight to thei
From watching this video, I learned a lot about informational and normative social influence.
From a normative standpoint, it seems like the people in the video conformed to the sign and
stepped on only white squares to be accepted from the group that is
Journal Assignment #2
I look at voting as essential and is part of our civic duty, because it allows us
citizens to have a voice when it comes to who are the leaders of our country. I think
my attitude towards voting came from how I was raised in my house
FRI, 1/13
Homework Study Guide Questions Due: TUE, 1/17
Pages 296 299 Parenting & Childhood
1. Mazies mom is loving and nurturing, sets clear boundaries, and engages in a lot of verbal give and
take. In terms of parenting styles, she would be described as
THUR, 1/12 Homework Study Guide Questions Due: FRI, 1/13
Pages 292 296 Socioemotional Development In Childhood
1. _ refers to a childs behavioral style and characteristic way of responding.
2. A child who exhibits a low activity level, is somewhat negativ
WED, 1/18 Homework Study Guide Questions Due: THUR, 1/19
Pages 303 312 Emerging Adulthood
1.Which theory of aging states that our cells can only divide about 100 times, which is
why humans can only live to about 120?
2. According to Jeffrey Arnett, if Mel
TUE, 1/17
Homework Study Guide Questions Due: WED, 1/18
Pages 300 303 Adolescence
1. Which of the following socioemotional development stages occurs in adolescence?
2. During adolescence there are changes in the structure of the brain. Changes in which of
Personality Practice Test Chapter 12
AP Psychology
Name_
1. Psychologists who study personality focus on the
A. enduring traits and qualities we demonstrate over time.
B. permanent behavior changes that occur due to experience.
C. meaningful interpretatio
Cell Comics Superhero
DUE DATE:
Learning Target:
I will be able to describe the structure of a cell and the function of specific parts.
Directions:
Create a comic book story whose superheroes are cell organelles. You may
hand draw or user technology to cr
6-6
Trapezoids
and Kites
Trapezoid: a quadrilateral with exactly
one pair of parallel sides
Isosceles Trapezoid: a trapezoid with legs
that are congruent
Theorem 6-19
If a quadrilateral is an isosceles trapezoid,
then each pair of base angles is congruent
P Chapter 10 Motivation & Emotion Practice Test
1. After watching an episode of the Dr. Phil TV show, Shanae wonders why anyone would want to air their
interpersonal dirty laundry in front of 70 million viewers. Shanae is most likely wondering about the
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