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84 terms
Behavioral Statistics - Unit I
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Variable
Types of Variables
Allows us to summarize or describe a set of numbers.... (Buildin…
Allows us to make generalizations from the known to the unkno…
Any characteristic that can vary or take on different values.
1. Continuous Variable... 2. Discrete (Categorical) Variable
Descriptive Statistics
Allows us to summarize or describe a set of numbers.... (Buildin…
Inferential Statistics
Allows us to make generalizations from the known to the unkno…
62 terms
Behavioral Statistics
Population
Sample
Statistics
Parameter
Complete collection or set of events in which you are interes…
Set of actual observations; subset of a population
Numerical value summarizing sample data. Identifies patterns…
Numerical value summarizing population data.
Population
Complete collection or set of events in which you are interes…
Sample
Set of actual observations; subset of a population
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Behavioral Statistics
Dependent Samples T-Test
One Way ANOVA
Independent Samples T-Test
Factorial ANOVA
*More than one time point... Dependent Variable: 1, Continous or…
Dependent Variable:1, Continuos or Ratio... Independent Variable…
Dependent Variable: 1,Continuos or Ratio... Independent Variable…
Dependent Variable: 1, Continuous or Ratio... Independent Variab…
Dependent Samples T-Test
*More than one time point... Dependent Variable: 1, Continous or…
One Way ANOVA
Dependent Variable:1, Continuos or Ratio... Independent Variable…
37 terms
Behavioral Statistics
In a grouped frequency table, all inte…
The term dispersion refers to the spre…
T or F - The y-axis of a frequency pol…
The distance between the highest and l…
Equal Space
Center
True
Range
In a grouped frequency table, all inte…
Equal Space
The term dispersion refers to the spre…
Center
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Behavioral Statistics
Descriptive statistics
inferential
probability
Population
describes data you have
when you try and make generalizations to population
bridge to both descriptive and inferential statistics
entire group you are interested in
Descriptive statistics
describes data you have
inferential
when you try and make generalizations to population
59 terms
Behavioral Statistics
Process of determining whether/not, or…
Assigning a non-numerical label to rep…
Which Scales are purely quantitative?
.
Measurement
Classification
Interval, Ratio
.
Process of determining whether/not, or…
Measurement
Assigning a non-numerical label to rep…
Classification
66 terms
Behavioral Statistics
Nominal Scale
Ordinal Scale
"High Ordinal" Scale
Interval Scale
Reporting Descriptive Statistics:... Categories are used. The va…
Reporting Descriptive Statistics:... Categories are used, but ar…
Reporting Descriptive Statistics:... There is no guarantee that…
Reporting Descriptive Statistics:... The difference between "1"…
Nominal Scale
Reporting Descriptive Statistics:... Categories are used. The va…
Ordinal Scale
Reporting Descriptive Statistics:... Categories are used, but ar…
85 terms
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Goal of correlational studies
How data is collected in correlational…
Strengths of correlational studies
Weaknesses of correlational studies
To establish the degree of relationship that exists between/a…
Survey instruments and/or interviews
- Large amount of info... - Short time period... - Easily generaliz…
- Cannot determine causal relationships... - Survey/interview qu…
Goal of correlational studies
To establish the degree of relationship that exists between/a…
How data is collected in correlational…
Survey instruments and/or interviews
95 terms
Behavioral Science: Statistics
Cross-sectional study... ----- design
What does a cross-sectional study meas…
Case-control study
What does a case-control study measure?
Collects data from a group of people to assess frequency of d…
disease prevalence... Can show risk factor association with dis…
Compares a group of people with disease to a group without di…
Odds ratio (OR)... "Patients with COPD had higher odds of a his…
Cross-sectional study... ----- design
Collects data from a group of people to assess frequency of d…
What does a cross-sectional study meas…
disease prevalence... Can show risk factor association with dis…
129 terms
Behavioral Statistics
Categorical scales... Naming, labeling, i…
Order or ranking... Position in a series…
Provides information about differences…
Single unit differences always have ex…
Nominal Scales
Ordinal Scales
Interval Scales
Ratio Scales
Categorical scales... Naming, labeling, i…
Nominal Scales
Order or ranking... Position in a series…
Ordinal Scales
30 terms
behavioral statistics
statistics
population
sample
variable
mathematical procedure of organizing, summarizing, and interp…
set of individuals of interest in a particular study
a set of individuals selected from a population, usually inte…
a characteristics or condition that changes or has different…
statistics
mathematical procedure of organizing, summarizing, and interp…
population
set of individuals of interest in a particular study
10 terms
Behavioral Statistics
Characteristics of Normal Curve
Properties of a Theoritical normal curve
3 Standard deviations about the mean
Mean of z score distribution
1.Many variables in BSS are approximately normally distribute…
1. Mean median and mode have the same numerical value... 2.Bell-…
99.74%
Always equal 0
Characteristics of Normal Curve
1.Many variables in BSS are approximately normally distribute…
Properties of a Theoritical normal curve
1. Mean median and mode have the same numerical value... 2.Bell-…
28 terms
Behavioral Statistics
Independent Measures
When to use Independent t-test
Assumptions Underlying Independent-Mea…
Homogeneity of variance
•Known as between-subjects ... •difference between two populatio…
• mean or population is unknown... •Test mean difference between…
•Observations within each sample must be independent ... •The tw…
Assumption that the two populations from which the two sample…
Independent Measures
•Known as between-subjects ... •difference between two populatio…
When to use Independent t-test
• mean or population is unknown... •Test mean difference between…
Behavioral statistics
What are the 3 most important componen…
What are the three measures of central…
What is central tendency?
Describe the mean (M)
1. Center of a distribution (measures of central tendency)... 2.…
mean, median, mode
a single score that is the most typical, common, or frequentl…
- Arithmetic average... - Add all scores and divide by the numbe…
What are the 3 most important componen…
1. Center of a distribution (measures of central tendency)... 2.…
What are the three measures of central…
mean, median, mode
53 terms
Behavioral Statistics
Parameter
Population
Sample
Random Sample
Quantity calculated from a population
The set of all objects we are interested in researching
A subset of the population
When each member of a population has an equal likelihood of b…
Parameter
Quantity calculated from a population
Population
The set of all objects we are interested in researching
75 terms
Behavioral Statistics Final
Distribution of sample means
Two requirements that must be satisfie…
Standard Error
Type I error
Set of sample means obtained from all possible random samples…
1. All individuals must have an equal opportunity to be chose…
The value that measures the average size of the difference be…
Exists when a researcher rejects a null hypothesis that is ac…
Distribution of sample means
Set of sample means obtained from all possible random samples…
Two requirements that must be satisfie…
1. All individuals must have an equal opportunity to be chose…
13 terms
Behavioral Statistics
Statistics
Parameter
Nominal Scale of Measurement
Ordinal Scale of Measurement
It is a field of study concerned with summarizing data, inter…
A value calculated in a population. For example, the mean of…
One of the levels of measurment that uses one class or anothe…
Ordered values, but there is no set distance between each value
Statistics
It is a field of study concerned with summarizing data, inter…
Parameter
A value calculated in a population. For example, the mean of…
20 terms
Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
What are the three measures of variabi…
Variability
Range
Range Formula: for Continuous Data
The range, the variance, and the standard deviation
The extent to which scores vary within a dataset
The distance between the smallest and largest score in a data…
URL, Xmax - LRL, Xmin
What are the three measures of variabi…
The range, the variance, and the standard deviation
Variability
The extent to which scores vary within a dataset
26 terms
Behavioral Statistics - Chapter 3
frequency - (f)
How do you find frequency - (f) ?
N
distribution
the number of times a score occurs
count the number of times a particular score occurs
the total number of scores in the data, listed as a total of…
any organized set of data
frequency - (f)
the number of times a score occurs
How do you find frequency - (f) ?
count the number of times a particular score occurs
63 terms
Behavioral Statistics - Test 1
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Variable
Types of Variables
Allows us to summarize or describe a set of numbers.... (Buildin…
Allows us to make generalizations from the known to the unkno…
Any characteristic that can vary or take on different values.
1. Continuous Variable... 2. Discrete (Categorical) Variable
Descriptive Statistics
Allows us to summarize or describe a set of numbers.... (Buildin…
Inferential Statistics
Allows us to make generalizations from the known to the unkno…
63 terms
Behavior Statistics
Raw Scores
Frequency (f)
Frequency Distribution
Bar Graph
the scores initially measured in a study
the number of times each score occurs in a set of data; also…
a distribution showing the number of times each score occurs…
a graph showing a vertical bar over each X score, but adjacen…
Raw Scores
the scores initially measured in a study
Frequency (f)
the number of times each score occurs in a set of data; also…
18 terms
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
statistics
population
sample
variable
a set of mathematical procedures for organizing, summarizing…
the set of all individuals of interest in a particular study
a set of individuals selected from a population, usually inte…
a characteristic or condition that changes or has different v…
statistics
a set of mathematical procedures for organizing, summarizing…
population
the set of all individuals of interest in a particular study
85 terms
Behavioral Science Statistics
what question do cross-sectional studi…
what do cross-sectional studies measure
what do case-control studies look for
what question do case-control studies…
what is happening?
prevalence
prior exposure/risk factor in groups of people either with th…
what happened?
what question do cross-sectional studi…
what is happening?
what do cross-sectional studies measure
prevalence
13 terms
Behavioral Statistics - Chapter 1
statistical notation
the order of operations
rounding
transformation
the standardized code for symbolizing the mathematical operat…
P.E.M.D.A.S - Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, start with Pa…
Always carry out calculations with full figures, but round th…
use of a procedure to convert a set of scores into a differen…
statistical notation
the standardized code for symbolizing the mathematical operat…
the order of operations
P.E.M.D.A.S - Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, start with Pa…
44 terms
Statistics for health/behavioral sciences
Two-Factor ANOVA
Factors
Fully Crossed design
Example of nested factors
compares the mean differences between groups that have been s…
independent variables, in T-F ANOVA must have 2+ levels... We in…
every combination of levels of factors
3 Public schools and 3 Private schools. All levels (schools)…
Two-Factor ANOVA
compares the mean differences between groups that have been s…
Factors
independent variables, in T-F ANOVA must have 2+ levels... We in…
63 terms
Behavioral Statistics - Unit I
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Variable
Types of Variables
Allows us to summarize or describe a set of numbers.... (Buildin…
Allows us to make generalizations from the known to the unkno…
Any characteristic that can vary or take on different values.
1. Continuous Variable... 2. Discrete (Categorical) Variable
Descriptive Statistics
Allows us to summarize or describe a set of numbers.... (Buildin…
Inferential Statistics
Allows us to make generalizations from the known to the unkno…
75 terms
Statistics for Behavioral Science
In a sample of women, the number of ch…
Military ranks are an example of what…
Gender is an example of what level of…
In which of the following situations i…
Ratio
Ordinal
Nominal
The researcher has ordinal data
In a sample of women, the number of ch…
Ratio
Military ranks are an example of what…
Ordinal
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Behavioral Statistics - Chapter 2
population
sample
participants
random sample
the entire group of individuals to which a law of nature appl…
a relatively small subset of a population that is intended to…
also called subjects; the individuals studied and measured as…
the participants in our sample are randomly selected from the…
population
the entire group of individuals to which a law of nature appl…
sample
a relatively small subset of a population that is intended to…
129 terms
Statistics of Behavioral Sciences Final Review
Population
Sample
Random Sampling
Sampling Error
The entire group of individuals a researcher wishes to study
A subset of the population that is intended to represent, or…
Each member of the population has an equal chance of being in…
The naturally occurring discrepancy, or error, that exists be…
Population
The entire group of individuals a researcher wishes to study
Sample
A subset of the population that is intended to represent, or…
28 terms
Behavioral Statistics Chapter 2
Quantitive Variable
Qualitative Variable
Relationships
Strength of a Relationship
A score that indicates the "amount" of a variable that is pre…
A score that classifies an individual on the basis of some ch…
Occurs when a change in one variable is accompanied by a cons…
The extent to which one value of Y is consistently associated…
Quantitive Variable
A score that indicates the "amount" of a variable that is pre…
Qualitative Variable
A score that classifies an individual on the basis of some ch…
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Behavioral Statistics Exam 1
Statistics
History
Descriptive Statistics
Mean
-The mathematics of the collection, organization, and interpr…
-State Numbers ... -Governments generate volumes of statistical…
Produces a number or a figure that summarizes or describe a s…
The arithmetic average
Statistics
-The mathematics of the collection, organization, and interpr…
History
-State Numbers ... -Governments generate volumes of statistical…
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Behavioral statistics exam 1
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Validity
Central Tendency
class of techniques and measures used to explore and describe…
class of analytical methods used to determine the probability…
the strength or value of a descriptive or inferential statist…
also typicality. Reflects the best guess for future values
Descriptive Statistics
class of techniques and measures used to explore and describe…
Inferential Statistics
class of analytical methods used to determine the probability…
51 terms
Behavioral Statistics, Test 4
Degrees of Freedom
How many degrees of freedom are associ…
How many degrees of freedom are associ…
Alternative hypothesis
The number of scores that are free to vary
N
N-1
Claims that the difference in results between conditions is d…
Degrees of Freedom
The number of scores that are free to vary
How many degrees of freedom are associ…
N
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Behavioral Statistics Midterm
Understand, explain, predict, control
Faith, intuition, rationalism, empiric…
Phenomenology
Sample
Goal
Ways of knowing
purpose and meaning given through senses
Statistics
Understand, explain, predict, control
Goal
Faith, intuition, rationalism, empiric…
Ways of knowing
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Behavioral Statistics Exam 2
normal curve
area under normal curve
z score 0 - 1
z score 1-2
bell shaped and symetrical
percent of scores in that range
34.13%
13.59%
normal curve
bell shaped and symetrical
area under normal curve
percent of scores in that range
12 terms
Behavioral Statistics Formulas
X
ΣX
frequency = f
N
a score... Score___... X= 6.......... X= 5.......... X= 2.......
the sum of the scores (ΣX = X+X+X)... Score______________f... X= 6…
the number of times a score occurs
the total number of scores in the data; the total number of f…
X
a score... Score___... X= 6.......... X= 5.......... X= 2.......
ΣX
the sum of the scores (ΣX = X+X+X)... Score______________f... X= 6…
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Behavioral Statistics Exam 3
hypothesis
hypothesis/significance testing
null hypothesis (H0)
alternative hypothesis
a statement or proposed explanation for an observation, a phe…
a method for testing a claim or hypothesis about a parameter…
statement about a population parameter, such as the populatio…
statement that directly contradicts a null hypothesis by stat…
hypothesis
a statement or proposed explanation for an observation, a phe…
hypothesis/significance testing
a method for testing a claim or hypothesis about a parameter…
Behavioral Statistics 3-6
reliability
validity
dependent variable
independent variable
repetitive guarantee of consistancy
test accuracy
outcome
measuring tool
reliability
repetitive guarantee of consistancy
validity
test accuracy
75 terms
Behavioral Statistics Test 1
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
statistics
parameters
a type of statistic that describes a set of data
a type of statistic that uses statistics to infer parameters
measures on a sample
measures on a population
Descriptive Statistics
a type of statistic that describes a set of data
Inferential Statistics
a type of statistic that uses statistics to infer parameters
10 terms
behavioral statistics chapter 18
An SRS of 18 recent birth records at t…
Bags of a certain brand of tortilla ch…
Bags of a certain brand of tortilla ch…
The water diet requires one to drink t…
1.53
0.26
A stemplot of the data has a large outlier
we would not reject H0 at significance level 0.10.
An SRS of 18 recent birth records at t…
1.53
Bags of a certain brand of tortilla ch…
0.26
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basic Statistics in the behavioral terms
Statistics
population
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential statistics
Descriptive, inferential, correlation/prediction
all possible observations about which we'd like to know somet…
summarize numerical info
allow to draw conclusions about population from the sample da…
Statistics
Descriptive, inferential, correlation/prediction
population
all possible observations about which we'd like to know somet…
13 terms
Behavior Statistics Quiz 5
All of the other 3 choices are correct
Proportions in both tails are LESS tha…
0.4192
0.8413
Which of the following is a requirement for a random sample?
Which of the following accurately describes the proportions i…
What proportion of a normal distribution is located between t…
A vertical line drawn through a normal distibution at z = -1.…
All of the other 3 choices are correct
Which of the following is a requirement for a random sample?
Proportions in both tails are LESS tha…
Which of the following accurately describes the proportions i…
59 terms
Behavioral Statistics Exam 1
Data
Descriptive statistics
Inferential statistics
Statistics
Bits and pieces of information.
Using numbers to describe or condense a larger group of numbe…
Allow researchers to draw conclusions or make inferences abou…
Trying to understand data.
Data
Bits and pieces of information.
Descriptive statistics
Using numbers to describe or condense a larger group of numbe…
28 terms
Behavioral Statistics- DU
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Correlation
Experiment
Organizing and summarizing data, looking for relationships
Tells us if data can be generalized beyond population
Measuring 2 things and seeing if there is a pattern. Nothing…
Groups are assigned randomly by researcher. MManipulates a va…
Descriptive Statistics
Organizing and summarizing data, looking for relationships
Inferential Statistics
Tells us if data can be generalized beyond population
51 terms
Behavioral Statistics Chapter 1 & 2
Statistics
Population
Sample
Variable
A set of mathematical procedures for organizing, summarizing,…
The set of all the individuals of interest in a particular st…
The set of individuals selected from a population, usually in…
A characteristic or condition that changes or has different v…
Statistics
A set of mathematical procedures for organizing, summarizing,…
Population
The set of all the individuals of interest in a particular st…
75 terms
Statistics for Behavioral Science
In a sample of women, the number of ch…
Military ranks are an example of what…
Gender is an example of what level of…
In which of the following situations i…
Ratio
Ordinal
Nominal
The researcher has ordinal data
In a sample of women, the number of ch…
Ratio
Military ranks are an example of what…
Ordinal
72 terms
Statistics for behavioral sciences exam #1
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Population
Parameters
describe the data that you are looking at; for a sample and c…
takes the numbers to make inferences to a big population
the entire group that you are interested in; usually large
the numbers that we calculate or measure from a population; n…
Descriptive Statistics
describe the data that you are looking at; for a sample and c…
Inferential Statistics
takes the numbers to make inferences to a big population
14 terms
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Chapter 8
hypothesis test
null hypothesis
alternative hypothesis
level of significance or alpha level
is a statistical method that uses sample data to evaluate a h…
(Ho) states that in the general population there is no change…
(H1) states that there is a change, a difference, or a relati…
is a probability value that is used to define the concept of…
hypothesis test
is a statistical method that uses sample data to evaluate a h…
null hypothesis
(Ho) states that in the general population there is no change…
35 terms
Fundamental Statistics for Behavioral Sciences, Ch1
Absolute Zero Point
Categorization
Constant
Continuous Variable
A value that indicates nothing at all exists of the attribute…
Judgment that a person, object, or score fits into a category…
Quantity that does not change its value within a given contex…
A variable that theoretically can assume an infinite number o…
Absolute Zero Point
A value that indicates nothing at all exists of the attribute…
Categorization
Judgment that a person, object, or score fits into a category…
129 terms
Statistics of Behavioral Sciences Final Review
Population
Sample
Random Sampling
Sampling Error
The entire group of individuals a researcher wishes to study
A subset of the population that is intended to represent, or…
Each member of the population has an equal chance of being in…
The naturally occurring discrepancy, or error, that exists be…
Population
The entire group of individuals a researcher wishes to study
Sample
A subset of the population that is intended to represent, or…
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