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An experiment conducted by the MythBusters, a science entertainment TV program on the Discovery Channel, tested if a person can be subconsciously influenced into yawning if another person near them yawns. 50 people were randomly assigned to two groups: 34 to a group where a person near them yawned (treatment) and 16 to a group where there wasn't a person yawning near them (control).

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  • result - a factor with levels not yawn yawn

  • group - a factor with levels ctrl trmt

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MythBusters, Season 3, Episode 28.

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Use the following R code to directly access this dataset in R.

d <- read.csv("https://www.key2stats.com/Contagiousness_of_yawning_1542_83.csv")

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