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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Mode
  2. The Scientific Attitude (3 parts)
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Wilhelm Wundt
  5. Range
  1. a Curiosity, skepticism, and humility
  2. b german physiologist who founded psychology as a formal science
  3. c Range = highest minus lowest (values in data set) (measure of variability)
  4. d a testable prediction, helps shape/groove a theory
  5. e most frequently occurring value in data set (measure of central tendency)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Basic - conducted in lab
    Applied - outside the lab, real world problems
  2. random sample of self-reported attitudes, opinions, and behaviors
    weakness - answers depend on the way question is worded and respondents are chosen
    strength - can look at many cases for generalizing
  3. the measure of a relationship between two variables or sets of data; stronger correlation = closer to 1.00 or -1.00
    Note - correlation doesn't assume causation!
  4. an integrated perspective that incorporates biological, psychological, and social-cultural levels of analysis
  5. experimental - group affected by experiment test; control - group that is not affected by changed variables

5 True/False questions

  1. Empirical Researchresearch based on experience and observations

          

  2. Medianmiddle value in a rank-ordered data set (measure of central tendency)

          

  3. Meanaverage (measure of central tendency)

          

  4. Sigmund Freudrandom sample of self-reported attitudes, opinions, and behaviors
    weakness - answers depend on the way question is worded and respondents are chosen
    strength - can look at many cases for generalizing

          

  5. William Jamesfunctionalism; studied how humans use perception to function in our environment. Harvard. looked at stream of consciousness

          

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