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inferential statistics

 proceduresused to analyse empirical data to test if theindependent variable has had a significant effect upon the dependentvariable, in order to either accept the hypothesis orto reject it, (thereby attributing the results to chance variation).  Tests include Chi-square, BinomialSign, Wilcoxon Matched Pairs, Mann-Whitney U, and Spearman's Rho.

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Psychology term of the day

September 29th 2021


a drug which increases activation of the central nervoussystem and the autonomic nervous system;decreasing fatigue, increasing physical activity andalertness, diminish hunger, and result in a temporaryelevation of mood.