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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Correlation Disadvantages
  2. Reliability
  3. Validity
  4. Negative Correlation
  5. Personality
  1. a does a measure asses what its intended to measure?
  2. b 1. cannot est. causality
    2. third variable problem
    ex. trying to make a correlation between rapes committed and the amount of ice cream sold could be affected by the third variable of heat
  3. c consistency of the measure
    1. consistency between items (internal consistency)
    2. consistency between rates (inter-rater reliability)
    3. consistency over time (test-retest reliability)
  4. d when the correlation is -1.0
  5. e refers to an individuals characteristic patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior, together with the psychological mechanisms (hidden or not) behind those patterns

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. based on real world data, as well as archival data
  3. ex. blood pressure, brain waves, and so on
  4. one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can generate our findings to the real world - experiments are low on this
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Archival Dataex. looking at police records

          

  2. Big 5Openness to experience
    Conscientiousness
    Extraversion
    Agreeableness
    Neuroticism

          

  3. Theoryan idea of how something works - should be generating research, make precis predictions, be falsifiable, be simple, and have a good track record

          

  4. Person-situation Debaterduring your 20's there are small but consistent changes -
    score higher on:
    1. agreeableness
    2. conscientiousness
    3. emotional stability
    4. positive affect
    score lower on:
    1. extraversion
    2. openness to experience
    3. neuroticism
    4. negative affect

          

  5. Correlation Advantages1. cannot est. causality
    2. third variable problem
    ex. trying to make a correlation between rapes committed and the amount of ice cream sold could be affected by the third variable of heat