5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Interviewer Bias
- social desirability
- Observer bias
- Archival Records
- a the set of all cases of interest. i.e if you are looking for student behavior at smu the population is all the smu students
- b 2 kinds:
1. Running: records for sports teams, facebook and twitter entries
2. Specific Episodes: Marrige liscense, birth certificates, college degrees.
- c participants describe the way the feel they "should" respond
- d 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.
- e occurs when the interviewer records only selected positions of a participants response or asks questions to fit them
5 Multiple choice questions
- people know what they are being asked about. This can lead to subject bias though
- examining behavior while it occurs (2 kinds with intervention and without intervention)
- rank-order stimuli on a single dimension. i.e winning the silver medal vs winning the gold
- Observe 1 out of every 5 ppl in a given cafeteria or restuarant
- specify the difference between stimuli on a given dimension.
5 True/False questions
Situation Sampling (food example) → observe people eating in cafeterias, nice resturaunts, fast food resteuarants ect. and record what ppl eat
Event Sampling → Used when researchers are interested in events that happen infrequently. Could be natural disaster, holiday plays in school ect.
indirect observation → examining behavior while it occurs (2 kinds with intervention and without intervention)
leptokurtic → the graph is narrow, tall and skinny
Nominal → rank-order stimuli on a single dimension. i.e winning the silver medal vs winning the gold