Some statistical tests with wonderful names. From SPSS, one of the standard data analysis software packages used by psychologists.
Fisher’s exact test
Moses extreme reactions
UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who has added to our list of wonderfully named statistical tests used by psychologists. Grabbed from the comments, they include:
Tukey’s Honest Significant Difference
Roy’s Largest Root
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I no longer use SPSS, I’m quite happy with R http://www.r-project.org
How about “smoothed bootstrap” and “jackknife variance”?
How about Tukey’s Honest Significant Difference?
Don’t forget Roy’s Largest Root.
Greenhouse-Geisser epsilon correction (when appropiate! in ANOVA¬¥s)
Excellent stuff. “Fisher’s exact test” sounds like a magic spell from Dungeons & Dragons.
Many students think that the kolmogorov-smirnov is something you drink.
There’s also one of my favorites: Cronbach’s alpha