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  1. Internal Validity
  2. External Validity
  3. Aggregation
  4. Hans Eysenck
  5. Temperament
  1. a clinical psychologist - Eysnecks Hierchial Theory:
    Psychoticism (cold, aggressive, anti-social)
    Extraversion (seeks the company of others) vs. introversion (avoids others)
    Neuroticism (worried, anxious) vs. emotional stability
  2. b one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can generate our findings to the real world - experiments are low on this
  3. c one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can say the IV is affecting the DV - experiments are high on this
  4. d individual differences that emerge early in life, are heritable, and involve behaviors that are linked with emotion (activity level, emotion states, soothability, and orientation) - four different ones:
    1. easy babies (positive, low emotional reaction)
    2. difficult babies (negative, low emotions)
    3. slow to warm (negative, low emotional reaction but overtime warm up)
    4. behavioral inhibition (timid and shy, strong reactions)
  5. e averaging across several observations, not just one

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. one problem with the experimental method - cue in the environment/experiment that elicits a certain response
    ex. punching bag in a hott room when looking for aggression
  2. how many traits do we study?
    ex. the Big 5
  3. exam the life of one person in great detail
  4. the amount of a trait which stays about the same
    ex. when 8 if your aggressive, your usually aggressive as an adult
  5. allows us to test casual hypothesis
    ex. does happiness increase helping?
    involves the IV and the DV

5 True/False questions

  1. Dependent VariableIV (variable x) - what the researcher manipulates (makes a difference between groups)

          

  2. Traitsone problem with the experimental method - IRB's go over every study to make sure we are not violating participants rights

          

  3. No Correlationwhen the correlation is -1.0

          

  4. Personalityconsistency of the measure
    1. consistency between items (internal consistency)
    2. consistency between rates (inter-rater reliability)
    3. consistency over time (test-retest reliability)

          

  5. Negative Correlationwhen the correlation is -1.0

          

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