# Textbook Notes for PSYC 210 at Simon Fraser University (SFU)

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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandFall

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes -Normal Distribution, Confidence Interval, Null Hypothesis

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14 Oct 2012
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Distribution of means distribution of means of samples of a given size form a population; comparison distribution when testing hypotheses involving a s
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandFall

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes -Type I And Type Ii Errors, Statistical Power, Null Hypothesis

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14 Oct 2012
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Decision errors incorrect conclusion in hypothesis testing in relation to the real but unknown situation despite doing the correct calculations and ste
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandWinter

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Level Of Measurement, Central Tendency

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24 Mar 2013
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Measures of central tendency numerical values that refer to the center of the distribution. Mode (mo) the most commonly occurring score if two nonadjac
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandFall

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes -Type I And Type Ii Errors, Null Hypothesis, Effect Size

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25 Nov 2012
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Decision errors incorrect conclusion in hypothesis testing in relation to the real but unknown situation despite doing the correct calculations and ste
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandFall

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Continuous Or Discrete Variable, Statistical Inference, Ordinal Data

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8 Sep 2012
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Statistics branch of math that focuses on organization, analysis, interpretation of a group of numbers. Branches of statistical methods: descriptive st
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandWinter

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes -Count Data, Dependent And Independent Variables

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24 Mar 2013
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Statistics refers to a set of procedures and rules (p. 2) For reducing large masses of data to manageable proportions and for allowing us to draw concl
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandFall

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Null Hypothesis, Standard Deviation, Effect Size

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18 Nov 2012
15
Chapter 8 summary and vocabulary t test for independent means. For hypothesis-testing with scores from two entirely separate groups of people. Comparis
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandFall

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Statistical Parameter, Squared Deviations From The Mean, Standard Score

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25 Nov 2012
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandFall

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Normal Distribution, Confidence Interval, Standard Score

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14 Oct 2012
24
With a larger sample, there is a problem with determining the characteristics of the comparison distribution (cd). In the previous chapter (samples of
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandFall

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes -Central Tendency, Unimodality, Squared Deviations From The Mean

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18 Sep 2012
19
Variable characteristic that can have different values. Score particular person"s value on a variable. Value possible number or category that a score c
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SFUPSYC 210Cathy Mc FarlandWinter

## PSYC 210 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Exploratory Data Analysis, Dependent And Independent Variables, Skewness

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24 Mar 2013
27
Frequency distribution a distribution in which the values of the dependent variable are tabled or plotted against their frequency of occurrence i. e. r
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