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HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 27: Effect Size, Standard Deviation, Null Hypothesis

You cant compare the interactions in test one and then test two and make a generalized statement. Having one comparison being significant and the other one be insignificant does not means the interaction is significant, yo...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
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HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 29: Null Hypothesis, Confidence Interval, Weighted Arithmetic Mean

Pygmalion effect they thought there were students with special abilities. picked random kids and said they were special. they did this because they had a hypothesis because this would lead to a self fulfilling prophesy. th...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
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HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Central Limit Theorem, Null Hypothesis, Statistical Hypothesis Testing

P of cancer given positive is 15 over 15 plus 300. P of positive is 15 plus 300 over 10 thousand. Z scores You can evaluate the null hypothesis with Zed scores. If the null hypothesis is true, group difference distribution...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
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HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Null Hypothesis, Scatter Plot, Standard Deviation

th Thursday 28 September 2017 Lecture 10 Regression Slope of regression line is the average change in y with 1 unit change in x. Intercept of regression line in y when x is 0. We need to know how to interpret lines. Y=mx+b...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
All Professors
HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Scatter Plot, Standard Deviation, Negative Number

Standard deviance What we do is we report the standard deviation to get rid of this problem. It is the square root of the variance. It gets the variance back into the same units as the mean. It is still sensitive to outlie...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
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HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Null Hypothesis, Alternative Hypothesis

Lecture 9 Correlations with ranked data Rs is robust to high leverage points, these are like outliers. They are outliers when you have to variables. Robust to certain high leverage points. But not to all leverage points, i...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
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HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Mathematical Notation, Sampling Distribution, Categorical Variable

It can be manipulated like the mean can. It is less stable than the mean. If you do a sampling distribution, in many situations, the mean will be stable from one sample to the next than others. M...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
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HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Statistical Inference, Convenience Sampling, Descriptive Statistics

Thursday 7th September 2017 Lecture 1 Statistics Introduction Basic concepts and graphical displays Refers to statistical methods and procedures and the results of those procedures. Averaging is a st...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
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HUMBEHV 3HB3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Histogram, Unimodality

A persons happiness and your self-reported happiness on the test that is numerical may not be accurate. We cannot prove that this is an effective measure. Part three displaying data Histogram Y ...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 3HB3
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HUMBEHV 2B06 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Line Graph
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November 21/2017 Lecture 5 Graphing Single Subject Graphs - Why do we graph? o To inform our clinical decisions o So we know if we are effective - Two kinds of graphs o Lin...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 2B06
Allison Drake
HUMBEHV 2B06 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Reinforcement, Vending Machine
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January 16/2018 Lecture 9 Extinction and Punishment Extinction - If behaviour is reinforced, it is likely to occur again - If no reinforcement occurs, the behaviour will no longer occur as well Extinction and...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 2B06
Allison Drake
HUMBEHV 2B06 Lecture 8: Lecture 8 – Token Economies and Group Contingencies
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January 9/2018 Lecture 8 Token Economies and Group Contingencies Token Economies - Common method of using reinforcement - Token system - Individual is given tokens contingent on desired behaviour, which...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 2B06
Allison Drake
HUMBEHV 2B06 Lecture 13: Lecture 13 - Promoting Generalization and Maintenance
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February 13/2018 Lecture 13 Promoting Generalization and Maintenance Generalization - We want it to happen outside of the training session for it to benefit the person o This refers to Generalization ...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 2B06
Allison Drake
HUMBEHV 2B06 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Reinforcement, List Of Disney Comics By Carl Barks
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December 5/2017 Lecture 7 Reinforcement Identifying R+ - To increase a behaviour, you need to be able to identify what is reinforcing to someone - A reinforce is identified only after its positive effect on b...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 2B06
Allison Drake
HUMBEHV 2B06 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Stimulus Control
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February 13/2018 Lecture 14 Rule Governance and Behaviour Contracts; CBT and Self-Management Rule Governed Behaviour - But what about situations in which the consequence to the behaviour is o Dangerous ...

Human Behaviour
HUMBEHV 2B06
Allison Drake
Organizational Behavior - Reference Guides

The systematic study of individual and group behavior within organizational structures is outlined in this coordinated Guide. Theories of leadership and individual behavior are related to the foundations of group behavior ...

Psychology
PSYC 302
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