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Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics
This video clip provides two examples of experimental design (2:40).
This video clip describes what a variable is and types of variables including continuous, discrete, quantitative, and qualitative. To view the video, after you click on the link, click on the ‘view video’ blue box under the ‘What are Variables’ heading (5:15).
An NPR audio clip about how the pressure to publish original research can mean scientists are neglecting to verify the work of others (5:15).
This clip describes the four scales of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) and provides examples. While this is a video clip, it could be used for only its audio as well (5:18).
This NPR clip interviews Charles Wheelan, author of the book Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data, who discusses correlation and causation (18:08).
An NPR audio clip discusses Stanley Milgram’s obedience studies and highlights a researcher’s interviews with his subjects decades later (8:21).
Teachpsychscience.org provides various activities and projects instructors can use to further illustrate descriptive statistics.
Provides description, examples, and visual representation of continuous, discrete, quantitative, and qualitative variables.
This page provides descriptions, examples and visual representation of qualitative and quantitative variables.
This provides an overview of how to input data and label it in SPSS.