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Title: Religious Fundamentalism and Optimism
Alternate Title: Religious Fundamentalism and Optimism: Liberalism Breeds Discontent
Url: http://www.uvm.edu/~dhowell/StatPages/Fundamentalism/Fundamentalism.h...
Creator: Howell, David
Publisher: University of Vermont
Description: Created by David C. Howell of the University of Vermont, this example is designed to test whether religiosity is correlated with optimism. The page describes the study, has a link to the data set, and describes the method of analysis. Analysis includes ANOVA and regression. The author employs use of graphs, charts and mathematical formulas to best illustrate his point. Additionally, he provides links to external resources for those wishing to further study these methods. Overall, this is a unique study using different statistical methods.
LC Classification: Philosophy. Psychology. Religion -- Religions. Mythology. Rationalism -- Religions. Mythology. Rationalism -- Religion -- Natural theology -- Fundamentalism
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Analysis of variance and covariance. Experimental design
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Multivariate analysis -- Regression analysis. Correlation analysis
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Religion
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Correlation
Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Tests of variance
Mathematics -- Regression
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1998-06-25
Resource Type: Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Format: html
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-02-18 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-02-17 13:46:25 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
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Resource URL Clicks: 21
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