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Department
Psychology
Course
PS296
Professor
Max Gwynn
Semester
Winter

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PS296: Introduction to Statistics Chapter 1: Introduction Basic terminology: • Descriptive stats: Whenever your purpose is merely to describe a set of data, you are employing descriptive statistics • Inferential stats: we use inferential statistics to make inferences from our data to more general conditions • Population: A population can be defined as the entire collection of events in which you are interested (e.g., the scores of all morphine- injected mice, the milk production of all cows in the country, the ages at which every girl first began to walk) • When we draw a sample of observations, we normally compute numerical values (such as averages) that summarize the data in that sample. When values are based on the sample it is called sta
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