OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - yawn

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An experiment conducted by the MythBusters, a science entertainment TVprogram on the Discovery Channel, tested if a person can be subconsciouslyinfluenced into yawning if another person near them yawns. 50 people wererandomly assigned to two groups: 34 to a group where a person near themyawned (treatment) and 16 to a group where there wasn't a person yawningnear them (control).


  • result - a factor with levels not yawn yawn
  • group - a factor with levels ctrl trmt


MythBusters, Season 3, Episode 28.

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