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5 Matching questions

  1. Demand Characteristics
  2. Internal Validity
  3. Validity
  4. No Correlation
  5. Personality Changes
  1. a 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. b when the correlation is neutral, meaning its a 0, then there is no correlation
  3. c during 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
  4. d one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can say the IV is affecting the DV - experiments are high on this
  5. e does a measure asses what its intended to measure?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can generate our findings to the real world - experiments are low on this
  2. 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)
  3. the amount of a trait which stays about the same
    ex. when 8 if your aggressive, your usually aggressive as an adult
  4. most widely used
    ex. personality questionnaires
  5. how many traits do we study?
    ex. the Big 5

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Personalityrefers to an individuals characteristic patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior, together with the psychological mechanisms (hidden or not) behind those patterns


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


  4. Negative Correlationwhen the correlation is -1.0


  5. Experimenter Biasone problem with the experimental method - when an experimenter behaves in a way to elicit a response
    ex. comforting someone
    solution = double-blind study


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