5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Independent variable
- a An application of mathematics that describe data.
- b The tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.
- c To be unaware of whether one is in the experimental or control group.
- d The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.
- e A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A heuristic that includes estimating the likelihood of an occurance based on the case with which it comes to our minds.
- The group of participants that receives the manipulation.
- The measure of the "central" scores in a data set, or where the group tends to cluster.
- The difference between the highest and lowest scores; a measure of dispersion.
- A systematic error in thinking.
5 True/False Questions
External validity → The extent to which we can gerneralize findings to real-world settings.
Placebo effect → Improvement resulting from the mere expectation of improvement.
Mode → The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
Case study → How common a characterisic or behavior is.
Response sets → Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.