5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Placebo effect
- Confounding variable
- Dependent variable
- Response sets
- a Improvement resulting from the mere expectation of improvement.
- b The variable that an experimenter measures to see whether the manipulation has an effect.
- c A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
- d Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
- e Any difference between the experimental and control groups other than the independent variable.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
- A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
- How common a characterisic or behavior is.
- A phenomenon in which reasercher's hypotheses lead them to unintentionally bias the outcome of a study.
- A research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.
5 True/False Questions
Mean → The average; a measure of central tendency.
Median → The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
Naturalistic observation → A specification of how a variable is being measured for the purposes of a particular study.
Random selection → A procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.
Dispersion → The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.