Below are 10 questions about procedures learned
in Psych 205. To see the answers, click here.
- How would you compare self-esteem mean ratings
for a sample of Wellesley students vs. a hypothetical mean for the population
of all female college students?
- How would you establish the magnitude and direction
of the association between two continuous variables, such as self-esteem and
depression? (Both variables are normally distributed.)
- How would you compare gun control mean attitudes
between high school and college students?
- How would you test the frequency distribution
of marital status within a community sample of adults ages 25-40?
- How would you compare pre- and post-test math
scores for a sample of fourth-graders?
- How would you compare attitudes regarding achievement
satisfaction among college students in first, second, third, and fourth year?
- How would you establish the association between
ethnic group identification (e.g. white, African-American, Latino) and socioeconomic
- How would you evaluate the amount of variance
accounted for by one variable in predicting another variable?
- You are asked to run univariate (descriptive)
statistics. Which statistics should you include?
- What type of graph displays the measures of
dispersion for an interval or ratio variable?
| Decision Tree |
Psychology Department, Wellesley College
Created By: Nina Schloesser '02
Created On: July 7, 2000
Last Modified: July 21, 2000