5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Random selection
- Informed consent
- Peer review
- a A procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.
- b A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.
- c Informing research participants of what is involved in a study before asking them to participate.
- d A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
- e The extent to which a measure assesses what it claims to measure.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The consistency of a measurement.
- A systematic error in thinking.
- A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
- The measure of how loosely or tightly bunched scores are.
- A research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.
5 True/False Questions
Statistical significance → It is very likely a real difference.
Scatterplot → A grouping of points on a two-dimensional graph in which each dot represents a single person's data.
Random assignment → A procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.
(Confound) → The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.
Heuristics → Mental shortcuts that help us to streamline our thinking and make sense of our world.