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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Representativeness
  2. Median
  3. Heuristics
  4. Independent variable
  5. Control group
  1. a Mental shortcuts that help us to streamline our thinking and make sense of our world.
  2. b The group of participants that doesn't receive the manipulation.
  3. c A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
  4. d The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.
  5. e The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
  2. A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
  3. Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
  4. A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
  5. The tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.

5 True/False questions

  1. Experimental groupA research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.

          

  2. Informed consentInforming research participants of what is involved in a study before asking them to participate.

          

  3. Random selectionA procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.

          

  4. OperationalizationA research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.

          

  5. Case studyHow common a characterisic or behavior is.

          

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