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5 Matching questions

  1. Physical Traces
  2. discriminant validity
  3. Pearson's R
  4. test-retest reliability
  5. Validity
  1. a Test in which participants receive the same score when tested at different times it means it is consistent
  2. b is a zero to 1 scale that measures correlation it can be positive or negative
  3. c examines the extent to which scores on the measure are not related to scores that measure some other unrelated construct
  4. d part of indirect observation. Looking at recycling in recycling bin for example or things highlighted in a textbook or if its a "product" it could be cave paintings, MTV, Star Wars Toys
  5. e Refers to the truthfulness of the measure. Is it measuring what it is intended to measure?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the cues in a situation that participants are looking for to try and figure out what the study is about.
  2. measured by "d"are important because they help determine if an effect is meaningful, they make it possible to compare data across studies, they are necessary in power studies to detect a particular effect
  3. A relationship that can be described by a third variable
  4. arises when records are incomplete or missing researchers must take this into account. i.e some people dont have photos from their divorce era or their "fat years"
  5. The hypothesis that states there is no difference between two or more sets of data. Stating opposite of what you expect to find

5 True/False questions

  1. convergent validityThe extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.


  2. observer driftwhen researchers biases determine which behaviors they choose to observe and when observers expectations about behavior lead to systematic errors in identifying and recording behavior.


  3. p-valuefor statistical significance. Low p-value most likely means type II error


  4. Nominalsort stimuli into discrete categories. i.e "brown eyed person or blue eyed person"


  5. subject samplingObserve 1 out of every 5 ppl in a given cafeteria or restuarant


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