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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 241Matt DavidsonFall

PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Type I And Type Ii Errors, Null Hypothesis, Analysis Of Variance

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5 Apr 2018
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 241Matt DavidsonFall

PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Statistical Inference, Effect Size, Standard Deviation

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5 Apr 2018
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Psych 241 week 11 lecture 1: the three stages of data analysis, get to know the data. Inspect data carefully, identify errors in the data, consider whe
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 241Davidson MattFall

PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Phineas Gage, Scientific Control, Oliver Sacks

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29 Nov 2016
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Idiographic rather than nomothetic: focus on individual rather than group characteristics. Often used in clinical psych and neuropsychology. Two major
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 241Davidson MattFall

PSYCH 241 Lecture 14: Psych 241 – Lecture 14

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29 Nov 2016
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Not all experiments provide the same strength of inference. Experiments set up to distinguish between competing theories can produce strong. Ex: early
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 241Davidson MattFall

PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Binge Drinking, Multiple Dispatch, Microcephaly

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13 Sep 2016
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 241Davidson MattFall

PSYCH 241 Lecture 13: Psych 241 – Lecture 13

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29 Nov 2016
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What happens to the f score for the interaction in the mixed design, relative to the. Research using procedures that resemble true experiments but lack
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PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Causal Inference, Psych, Dependent And Independent Variables

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13 Sep 2016
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Control achieved through experiments: not all studies are experiments. Experiments manipulate an independent variable (iv) and measure effect on. Shoul
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 241Davidson MattFall

PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Design Of Experiments, Descriptive Statistics, Minimax

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18 Oct 2016
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Had an interesting scientific question (cognitive control) Came up with a well formulated hypothesis. Incongruent label will cause slower rts and reduc
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 241Davidson MattFall

PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Psych

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18 Oct 2016
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Independent group designs between subject variable: random groups, matched groups, natural groups. 1 way independent groups design with 2 levels. Repea
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PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Null Hypothesis, Psych, Stroop Effect

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18 Oct 2016
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Step 1: assume the groups do not differ (ho: assume the independent variable did not have an effect on dv, null hypothesis there is no difference. Step
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PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Stroop Effect, Psych, Dependent And Independent Variables

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18 Oct 2016
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PSYCH 241 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Causal Inference, Convergent Validity, Internal Validity

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18 Oct 2016
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Internal validity the degree to which differences in performance (the dependent variable) can be attributed unambiguously to an effect of the independe
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