5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Peer review
- Inferential statistics
- Standard deviation
- a The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
- b Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.
- c A heuristic that includes estimating the likelihood of an occurance based on the case with which it comes to our minds.
- d A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.
- e The consistency of a measurement.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- It is very likely a real difference.
- Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
- How common a characterisic or behavior is.
- The variable that an experimenter measures to see whether the manipulation has an effect.
- A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
5 True/False Questions
Validity → The extent to which a measure assesses what it claims to measure.
Naturalistic observation → Watching behavior in real-world settings.
Operationalization → A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
Scatterplot → The measure of how loosely or tightly bunched scores are.
Practical significance → It has a real-worl importance.