I have data from 100 individuals doing a 2AFC under a control and a manipulated setting. I want to compare the means. I initially used a paired t-test. My supervisor noticed the distributions were not normal and recommended me using the Mann–Whitney U test instead of the t-test. However, as far as I can tell, the Mann–Whitney U test does not allow for paired data. Or does it? What non-parametric test should I use? What test generalizes the paired t-test? In other words, I have a non-normal distribution and I want to test how different its mean is from zero.
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