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PSY 3234: Basic Concepts
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Chapters 1 and 2
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population
the whole group of interest
sample
small subset of the population
descriptive statistics
numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics of small groups
inferential statistics
used to make conclusions about a population based on a sample of data
we infer and predict patterns in a larger group, based on what we know about a subset of that group
independent variable
variable that we manipulate or use as a predictor in a study, how subjects are categorized
dependent variable
variables that we observe or measure in our study, outcome variables predicted from the independent variables
depend on the independent variable
types of data:
nominal/categorical
ordinal
interval
ratio
nominal/categorical
groups that aren't represented with numbers:
ex: gender, race, religion
ordinal
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