5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Independent variable
- Random selection
- Experimenter bias effect
- Peer review
- a The difference between the highest and lowest scores; a measure of dispersion.
- b The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.
- c A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.
- d A phenomenon in which reasercher's hypotheses lead them to unintentionally bias the outcome of a study.
- e A procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
- Watching behavior in real-world settings.
- The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
- How common a characterisic or behavior is.
- Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
5 True/False questions
Illusionary correlation → The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
Experimental group → A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
Central tendency → The measure of the "central" scores in a data set, or where the group tends to cluster.
Experiment → The measure of how loosely or tightly bunched scores are.
Demand characteristics → The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.