Steven Schmidt (1994) conducted a series of experiments examining the effects of humor on memory. In one study, participants were given a mix of humorous and nonhumorous sentences and significantly more humorous sentences were recalled. However, Schmidt argued that the humorous sentences were not necessarily easier to remember, they were simply preferred when participants had a choice between the two types of sentence. To test this argument, he switched to an independent-measures design in which one group got a set of exclusively humorous sentences and another group got a set of exclusively nonhumorous sentences. The following data are similar to the results from the independent-measures study. Humorous Sentences Non Humorous Sentences _____________________________________________________________________________________ 4 5 2 4 6 3 5 3 6 7 6 6 3 4 2 6 2 5 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 3 5 3 5 2 6 4 Do the results indicate a significant difference in the recall of humorous versus nonhumorous sentences? Use a two-tailed test with a α=.05. The problem need to be work out showing formulas for hypothesis, distribution t, variance for samples, variance pooling, degrees of freedom, estimated standard error, sd, estimated cohens d, the findings variance ect. the whole detailed sha bang. My prof is very picky.

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