Unit 1 quiz
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Ella is a 3 year old who is afraid of the dark. Her mother believes that Ella is afraid of the dark because a fear of darkness would have contributed to the survival of our human ancestors. Which influence does Ella's mother most strongly support in explaining her daughter's fear?
A majority of the students did well on Professor Nutini's last Spanish exam, but there were 2 students who did exceptionally poorly. Given these test results, what would be the best measure of central tendency for Professor Nutini to report to the class?
d. Standard deviation
Compared with the structuralists, early behaviorists were much less likely to be concerned with the study of
b. decision making.
Hindsight bias leads people to perceive psychological research outcomes as
What type of a distribution are you likely to create by asking people how they feel about jury duty (something that most people dislike) on a scale from 1 to 10 with 1 being "Strongly dislike" and 10 being "Strongly like"?
b. Positively skewed
c. Negatively skewed