Response to the following problem:
Perform the following test to determine the effectiveness of random assignment to conditions. Use random assignment to divide your class into two halves. Then calculate the mean of the two halves on (a) the following three variables and (b) three other variables of your own choice.
Number of sporting events attended last year Number of different restaurants eaten at in the past month Number of hours of study per week Compare the means of the two halves using a one-way ANOVA. Was random assignment to conditions successful in creating equivalence?