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5 Matching Questions

  1. Time Sampling
  2. negative correlation
  3. Naturalistic Observation
  4. positvley skewed
  5. 3 things for correlations to= causation
  1. a 1) They have to correlate
    2) Temporal Precidence has to be established
    3) You have to eliminate all alternate explanations
  2. b as the value of one measure increases the value of another decreases
  3. c same as skewed to the right (it looks left)
  4. d Refers to researchers choosing time intervals for making observations either sytematically or randomly
  5. e direct observation of behavior without any any attempt by the observer to intervene. This kind of observation helps add external validity to labratory findings. Good for when ethical and moral considerations prevent experimental control

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. very wide and flat distribution, normal is normal
  2. researchers examine evidence of past behavior using physical traces or archival records
  3. when researchers biases determine which behaviors they choose to observe and when observers expectations about behavior lead to systematic errors in identifying and recording behavior.
  4. all people in the population have an equal chace through random selection
  5. sames as cohens d except anything over 0.5 is large

5 True/False Questions

  1. subject samplingUsed when researchers are interested in events that happen infrequently. Could be natural disaster, holiday plays in school ect.


  2. How to lower social desirabilityparticipants describe the way the feel they "should" respond


  3. correlation coefficenta quantitative index of the degree that things vary together or correlate


  4. powerfor statistical significance. Low p-value most likely means type II error


  5. stratified random samplingthe population is divided into subpopulations called strata and random samples are drawn from these


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