5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Experimental group
- Illusionary correlation
- Standard deviation
- a A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
- b The average; a measure of central tendency.
- c A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
- d The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
- e The group of participants that receives the manipulation.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- How common a characterisic or behavior is.
- Mental shortcuts that help us to streamline our thinking and make sense of our world.
- A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
- A research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.
- Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
5 True/False Questions
Naturalistic observation → A specification of how a variable is being measured for the purposes of a particular study.
Existence proof → A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
Median → The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
Mode → The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
Dispersion → A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.