5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Random assignment
- Response sets
- Standard deviation
- Internal validity
- Existence proof
- a The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
- b Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
- c A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
- d Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
- e The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Watching behavior in real-world settings.
- The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
- The extent to which we can gerneralize findings to real-world settings.
- Improvement resulting from the mere expectation of improvement.
- Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.
5 True/False Questions
Illusionary correlation → A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
Median → The average; a measure of central tendency.
(Confound) → Any difference between the experimental and control groups other than the independent variable.
Hindsight bias → A systematic error in thinking.
Peer review → A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.