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Inductive statistics concerns drawing conclusions based on a sample of
data available for analysis and the use of appropriate statistics, such
as the mean and standard error of some variable in the data set. For a
conclusion to be generally useful, the sample must be representative of
the population of interest. Give an example of how sample design can be
illogical. Will an illogical design automatically sabotage the
usefulness of results? Why or why not?
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Emotional motivation can both improve and impair logical decision
making. When the consequences of a bad decision are very great, risk
aversion may become greater, and the same applies when uncertainty
becomes greater. Compare the advantages of heuristic versus algorithmic
decision-making for situations when great losses (such as total
destruction of a city) are possible. Which would be the best
decision-making method? Why?