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View Resource Diet and Health

This case study compares a low-fat diet to a "Mediterranean diet" to see which led to better health. Concept: Chi Square test of independence

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/case_studies/diet_study/index....
View Resource Physical Strength and Job Performance

This case study aims to answer the question, "How does one select employees to perform physically demanding jobs?" It examines the relationship between isometric strength tests and job performance for 147 workers. Concepts: correlation, linear regression, multiple regression.

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/case_studies/physical_strength...
View Resource Instructor Reputation and Teacher Ratings

This case study covers the concepts including: boxplots, stem and leaf displays, two-sample t tests, and analysis of variance. It also assesses the question, "Does an instructor's reputation affect ratings of the instructor's lecture?"

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/case_studies/instructor_reputa...
View Resource Smiles and Leniency

This case study addresses the question: "Will a smiling person accused of a crime be treated more leniently than one who is not smiling? If so, does the type of smile make a difference?" It concerns the following concepts: quantile/boxplots, contrasts among means, Dunnett's test, and Bonferroni correction.

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/case_studies/smiles/index.html
View Resource Magnets and Pain Relief

This case study assesses the question, "Can the application of magnetic fields be an effective treatment for pain?" It addresses concepts including: boxplots, stem and leaf displays, correlated t-test, two-sample t-test, repeated measures analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance.

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/case_studies/magnets/index.htm...
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