Summary of Technology Skills learned in this lab:

  • Creating a column of differences in a spreadsheet
  • Using the Matched Pairs Simulation applet to replicate the randomization of the ordering of the treatments to create a null distribution of average differences.
  • Performing one-sample t-procedures on the differences (aka a paired t-test)

Summary of Statistical Skills learned in this lab:

  • Recognizing an advantage of a paired design in terms of controlling variability.