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Psychology Unit 2
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the tendency to believe, after learning the outcome, that you knew all along
We tend to think we know more that we do
The tendency for people to accept very general characterizations of themselves and take them to be accurate.
clear and practical applications you can use
questions that you may be curious about, but not intended to be immediately used
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory, expressing a relationship between two variables.
a hypothesis that says there is no statistical significance between the two variables in the hypothesis
define terms in hypotheses by specifying the variables
the most common type of study that measures correlation but has a low response rate
smaller sample of a larger group that represents the entire population of a study.
everyone has an equal opportunity of being chosen in a population for a study.
observing and recording subjects in their natural environment without manipulating it
the alteration of behavior by the subjects of a study due to their awareness of being observed.
a detailed picture of a subject that tells us a great story but is just descriptive research
expresses a relationship between two variables but does not show causation.
the variables go in the same direction
the variables go in opposite directions
a number that measure the strength of a relationship, between -1 and 1, getting weaker the closer it is to 0.
whatever is being manipulated in the experiment
whatever is being measured in the experiment, also depends on the independent variable
if an experiment proves that A causes B...anything that could cause change in B that is not A
looking to prove causal relationships (cause and effect)
spliting your random sample into 2 groups, experimental and control.
double-blind procedure where the experimenter and the subject have no idea which group is the experimental or control
recording the results from our studies
describes sets of data (frequency distribution, frequency polygons/histograms)
mean, median, mode
the mean, median, and mode are all the same
the curve has a positive skew (contains more low scores)
the curve has a negative skew (contains more high scores)
distance from highest to lowest scores
the variance of scores around the mean
APA ethical guidelines
internal review board both for humans and animals
Treated in a humane way,
Acquire animals legally,
Least amount of suffering possible.
No Coercion- must be voluntary, Informed consent
Anonymity, No significant risk, Must debrief
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