Question: In administering a field sobriety test to suspected drunks officers

In administering a “field sobriety” test to suspected drunks, officers may ask a person to walk in a straight line or close his eyes and touch his nose. Define the Type I and Type II errors in terms of this setting. Speculate on physiological variables (besides the drinking of alcoholic beverages) that might contribute to the chance of each type of error.

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