5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- direct observation
- spurious relationship
- social desirability
- a participants describe the way the feel they "should" respond
- b as this increases the chance of getting type II error decrease, is affected by sample size .05 cut off for type II error being true
- c examining behavior while it occurs (2 kinds with intervention and without intervention)
- d Refers to the truthfulness of the measure. Is it measuring what it is intended to measure?
- e A relationship that can be described by a third variable
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- When a researcher manipulates one or more independent variables in a natural setting in order to determine the effect on behavior.
- observe people eating in cafeterias, nice resturaunts, fast food resteuarants ect. and record what ppl eat
- sames as cohens d except anything over 0.5 is large
- as the value of one measure increases the value of another decreases
- when the procedures used to sample a population lead to overrepresentation or underrepresentation of some segments of the population
5 True/False Questions
Effect size → 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
discriminant validity → examines the extent to which scores on the measure are not related to scores that measure some other unrelated construct
Internal consistency → the interrelatedness of items in a psychological test for measuring the same ability or trait
Selective Survival → Occurs when people react to the fact that they are being observed.
Situation Sampling → Refers to researchers choosing time intervals for making observations either sytematically or randomly