For which one of the following situations would Kendall’s tau be appropriate? a) The Mohs scale rates the hardness of minerals. If one mineral can scratch another, it is judged….
Air pollution levels in San Francisco are at their highest levels in years.
Phenomenon: Almost all of the terrorist attacks in the world in the past five years have been perpetrated by religious fanatics. Theory: Religion fosters terrorism.
1. Phenomenon: Twenty patients with severe arthritis pain were prayed for by fifty people, and fourteen out of those twenty reported a significant lessening of pain. Theory: Prayer heals.
2. Phenomenon: Over the past year, two terminally ill cancer patients in Broderick Hospital were found to be cancer free. Theory: Treatment with a new type of chemotherapy works.
3. Phenomenon: Air pollution levels in San Francisco are at their highest levels in years. Theory: Increased numbers of SUVs being driven in the San Francisco area.