PSY 451 Exam 3

What are the different types of surveys?
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open-ended questions for age and gender
have proper scale ordered
don't be too vague
no bias in scales, have all options [consider a variety of viewpoints; "great" may mean something different for different people]
ask how participants feel; don't make assumptions [no leading questions --> want neutral questions]
give actual frequencies & operationally define
item biaswhen an item is easier for one group than for another groupacculturationthe degree to which an immigrant has adapted to his or her new culture [to a country's mainstream culture]intercept biastest under or over predicts ability of a groupslope biastest produces different validity coefficients for different groupsmeasurement biasdifferent interpretations necessary for different groups of test takers