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Psych of Gender - Quiz 2
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A study where you observe the relation between two variables is called:
Female gender-role strain is prevalent among women in traditionally male settings.
If we know that driving ability decreases as blood alcohol level increases, we can say those two variables have a ___________ correlation.
In an experiment, the researcher manipulates the _________ variable and observes the effect on the__________ variable.
Independent variables (such as race or sex) that cannot be changed or manipulated are called:
quasi-experimental or subject variables
Researchers are often concerned with being able to generalize their results to the real world. That is, they are concerned with ___________ validity.
The advantage of an experimental study is that cause and effect can be determined.
The personality orientation characterized by a focus on others to the exclusion of the self is:
The personality orientation characterized by a focus on the self to the exclusion of others is:
The term for individuals displaying both masculine and feminine traits is:
What are experimenter effects?
The ways in which the person conducting a study can influence the results of a study.
What are field experiments?
eriments conducted where the behaviors of interest naturally occur.
What are the two prominent trends in the most recent era (1982-present) of the study of the psychology of gender?
The view of gender as multidimensional and an emphasis on social context.
What does it mean to say a study suffers from a selection bias?
The sample of participants in the study was not selected in a random manner
What is a longitudinal study?
A study where data is collected at more than one point in time
What is the social desirability response bias?
It is a form of participant effect where research participants try to appear normal and likable
When a researcher manipulates one variable and observes the effect on another variable, what kind of study are they conducting?
The tension that develops when the expectations that accompany one's gender role have negative consequences for the individual is called:
When people's beliefs influence their actions toward a target in a way such that the target comes to confirm their beliefs is called:
Which of the following is true of a meta-analysis?
A meta-analysis quantifies the results of a group of studies
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