uniformsNFL: Malevolence of NFL Uniforms and Penalty Yardage

Description Format Source

Description

28 NFL teams from the 1980's. Team uniforms were rated for their "malevolence", and the average penslty yardage for each team was also recorded.

Format

A data frame with 28 observations on the following 3 variables.

team

Name of NFL team.

malevolence

Rating of "malevolence" accorded to the eam uniform. High scores indicate more malevolence.

z_pen_yards

Mean penalty yardage per game for the team, expressed as a z-score.

Source

The Dark Side of Self- and Social Perception: Black Uniforms and Agression in Professional Sports, Frank and Gilovich, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1988, Vol. 54, No. 1, 74-85.


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