5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Independent variable
- Control group
- a Mental shortcuts that help us to streamline our thinking and make sense of our world.
- b The group of participants that doesn't receive the manipulation.
- c A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
- d The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.
- e The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
- A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
- Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
- A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
- The tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.
5 True/False questions
Experimental group → A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
Informed consent → Informing research participants of what is involved in a study before asking them to participate.
Random selection → A procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.
Operationalization → A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
Case study → How common a characterisic or behavior is.