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It's a well-known fact that on a certain memory test of 15 items, recall of the first five items is substantially

better than recall of the middle five items. However, when you tried to replicate this phenomenon with alpha = .01, the probability value for the data from your sample was p = .12, so you retained the null hypothesis and concluded that recall of the first five items was not different from recall of the middle five items.  What type of error did you make?

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A. a Type I error

B. a Type II error

C. an alpha error

D. a power error

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B. a Type II error Accepting a null... View the full answer

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