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5 Matching questions

  1. Inferential statistics
  2. Dispersion
  3. Range
  4. Experimental group
  5. Confounding variable
  1. a The group of participants that receives the manipulation.
  2. b Any difference between the experimental and control groups other than the independent variable.
  3. c The difference between the highest and lowest scores; a measure of dispersion.
  4. d The measure of how loosely or tightly bunched scores are.
  5. e Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Watching behavior in real-world settings.
  2. The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
  3. The extent to which we can gerneralize findings to real-world settings.
  4. Improvement resulting from the mere expectation of improvement.
  5. A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.

5 True/False questions

  1. ReliabilityA heuristic that includes estimating the likelihood of an occurance based on the case with which it comes to our minds.


  2. Case studyA research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.


  3. Practical significanceIt is very likely a real difference.


  4. Demand characteristicsCues that participants pick up from a study that allow them to generate guesses regarding the researcher's hypotheses.


  5. Cognitive biasThe tendency to overestimate how well we could have successfully forecasted known outcomes.