5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Random assignment
- Response sets
- Inferential statistics
- a A heuristic that includes estimating the likelihood of an occurance based on the case with which it comes to our minds.
- b Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
- c Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.
- d The average; a measure of central tendency.
- e Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.
- The tendency to overestimate how well we could have successfully forecasted known outcomes.
- The variable that an experimenter measures to see whether the manipulation has an effect.
- A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
- A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
5 True/False questions
Placebo effect → How common a characterisic or behavior is.
Overconfidence → The tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.
Blind → To be unaware of whether one is in the experimental or control group.
Range → The difference between the highest and lowest scores; a measure of dispersion.
Heuristics → Mental shortcuts that help us to streamline our thinking and make sense of our world.