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Lecture #2-Psychology and Statistics

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2021
Professor
Agnieszka Kopinska
Semester
Fall

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Psychology and Statistics  Populations and Samples o quantitative data: includes large numbers, behaviours, attitudes o representative samples: important for polling o The population that you’re drawing samples from depends on the question. o Sample  The larger the sample, the more representative of the population it is.  Small samples  more likelihood of error. Fluke events may cause the sample to be unrepresentative of the population.  Parameter vs.
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