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5 Matching questions

  1. No Correlation
  2. Person-situation Debater
  3. Internal Validity
  4. Reliability
  5. Hans Eysenck
  1. a one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can say the IV is affecting the DV - experiments are high on this
  2. b too much diversity in what people were studying - failure in replicated Cattel's results - Walter Mitchell's book "Personality and Assessment" stays there's no such thing as personality
  3. c clinical psychologist - Eysnecks Hierchial Theory:
    Psychoticism (cold, aggressive, anti-social)
    Extraversion (seeks the company of others) vs. introversion (avoids others)
    Neuroticism (worried, anxious) vs. emotional stability
  4. d consistency of the measure
    1. consistency between items (internal consistency)
    2. consistency between rates (inter-rater reliability)
    3. consistency over time (test-retest reliability)
  5. e when the correlation is neutral, meaning its a 0, then there is no correlation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. refers to an individuals characteristic patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior, together with the psychological mechanisms (hidden or not) behind those patterns
  2. one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can generate our findings to the real world - experiments are low on this
  3. 5. how much can we learn in 1 to 2 weeks?
    6. limited by what we can do to someone
    ex. rape study
  4. does a measure asses what its intended to measure?
  5. exam the life of one person in great detail

5 True/False questions

  1. Demand Characteristicsone problem with the experimental method - cue in the environment/experiment that elicits a certain response
    ex. punching bag in a hott room when looking for aggression


  2. Projective Testsex. looking at police records


  3. Observer Reportsbased on real world data, as well as archival data


  4. Experimenter Biasallows us to test casual hypothesis
    ex. does happiness increase helping?
    involves the IV and the DV


  5. Experimental Advantages1. control for the third variable through random assignment
    2. can't est. causality


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