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Title: Weapons and Aggression
Url: http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/case_studies/guns/index.html
Creator: Anderson, Craig
Lane, David M.
Publisher: Iowa State University
Rice University
Description: Created by Craig Anderson of Iowa State University, this case study addresses the question: "Does the mere presence of a weapon increase the accessibility of aggressive thoughts?" It concerns the following concepts: quantile and box plots, stem and leaf displays, one-sample t test, confidence interval, within-subjects ANOVA, and consequences of violation of normality assumption. This is a great example of a case study that illustrates many different concepts of statistics.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Analysis of variance and covariance. Experimental design
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Tolerance regions. Confidence intervals
Social sciences -- Sociology (General) -- Sociology -- Social psychology -- Interpersonal relations. Social behavior -- Agressiveness. Aggression. Agressive behavior. Violence
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Sociology
Mathematics -- Statistics
Social studies -- Human behavior
Social studies -- Psychology
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Confidence intervals
Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Tests of variance
Health -- Psychology
Resource Type: Cases
Lesson Plans
Mathematics Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 6
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