spider: Arachnophobes

Description Usage Format Details References Examples

Description

24 arachnophobes were used in all. 12 were asked to play with a big hairy tarantula spider with big fangs and an evil look. Their subsequent anxiety was measured. The remaining 12 were shown only picture of the same hairy tarantula. Again, the anxiety was measured.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 2 variables and 24 observations:

Group

picture vs. real spider

Anxiety

anxiety measure

Details

Dataset from Field et al. book (p. 362).

References

Field, A., Miles, J, \& Field, Z. (2012). Discovering Statistics Using R. Sage.

Examples

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Example output

         Group Anxiety
1      Picture      30
2      Picture      35
3      Picture      45
4      Picture      40
5      Picture      50
6      Picture      35
7      Picture      55
8      Picture      25
9      Picture      30
10     Picture      45
11     Picture      40
12     Picture      50
13 Real Spider      40
14 Real Spider      35
15 Real Spider      50
16 Real Spider      55
17 Real Spider      65
18 Real Spider      55
19 Real Spider      50
20 Real Spider      35
21 Real Spider      30
22 Real Spider      50
23 Real Spider      60
24 Real Spider      39

WRS2 documentation built on July 20, 2021, 9:06 a.m.

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