5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Case study
- Cognitive bias
- a A systematic error in thinking.
- b A research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.
- c A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
- d The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
- e The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- To be unaware of whether one is in the experimental or control group.
- The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.
- Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.
- A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
- A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
5 True/False Questions
Random selection → Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
Statistical significance → It has a real-worl importance.
Demand characteristics → Cues that participants pick up from a study that allow them to generate guesses regarding the researcher's hypotheses.
Scatterplot → An application of mathematics that describe data.
Range → The difference between the highest and lowest scores; a measure of dispersion.