- Explain what a normal curve means to you. What does a normal curve look like? What does it represent (mean)? Provide an example of something that you could study where you would expect to see a curve unfolding (ex: how fast football players can run the 100-yard dash, time students spend studying, time spent on social media, etc.). Briefly explain your expected curve.
B. You are a research assistant running a lab with sociology students. The students have asked you to explain what it means to “manage data.” Select one function from chapter 4 (SPSS) and give a brief explanation of what managing data means. Then give a brief example of one function for managing data (ex: recoding variables, creating variables, missing values, case summaries, etc.). What does this function do? When would you use it?
The original posting should be two complete paragraphs. Complete paragraphs are usually around 4 to 7 sentences.