5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Internal validity
- Inferential statistics
- Confounding variable
- Control group
- Statistical significance
- a The group of participants that doesn't receive the manipulation.
- b It is very likely a real difference.
- c The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
- d Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.
- e Any difference between the experimental and control groups other than the independent variable.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
- Informing research participants of what is involved in a study before asking them to participate.
- How common a characterisic or behavior is.
- The average; a measure of central tendency.
- A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
5 True/False questions
Operationalization → A specification of how a variable is being measured for the purposes of a particular study.
Placebo effect → Improvement resulting from the mere expectation of improvement.
Correlational design → A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
Availability → The consistency of a measurement.
Central tendency → The group of participants that doesn't receive the manipulation.