Examples of Studies

These studies are all problems in the chapter from the OpenIntro textbook which is included in this module as a pdf file. Open the document and proceed to page 47.

Note: where you are directed to click, you should right-click and select “Open in a new Window.”

Read problem 1.1, which discusses a potential cure for migraine headaches. Write down your answers to (a), (b) and (c). Then listen to my thoughts on the studies by clicking here.

Read problem 1.2, which discusses sinusitis and antibiotics. Write down your answers to the questions and then listen to my thoughts by clicking here.

Read problem 1.3a. In addition to answering the questions posed in the text, comment on the validity of the apparent conclusion. After you write down your answers, click here to hear my thoughts.

Read problem 1.9, which discusses the relationship between study time and GPA. After you write down the answers to the questions, click here to hear my thoughts.

Read problem 1.10, which discusses the relationship between education and income. After you write down the answers, click here to hear my thoughts.

Read problem 1.12, which discusses the relationship between internet usage and life expectancy. After you write down the answers, click here to hear my thoughts.

Read problem 1.14, which describes some possible sampling strategies. After you write down your own answers, click here to hear my thoughts.

Read problem 1.15, which describes a sampling strategy. After you answer the questions, click here to hear my thoughts.

Read problem 1.16, which has some examples of flawed logic. After you answer the questions, click here to hear my thoughts.