5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Random assignment
- Existence proof
- Experimental group
- Control group
- a The group of participants that receives the manipulation.
- b The group of participants that doesn't receive the manipulation.
- c A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
- d Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
- e The measure of how loosely or tightly bunched scores are.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
- A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
- A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.
- A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
- A systematic error in thinking.
5 True/False questions
Response sets → Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
Standard deviation → A procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.
Hindsight bias → A systematic error in thinking.
Operationalization → A specification of how a variable is being measured for the purposes of a particular study.
Scatterplot → A grouping of points on a two-dimensional graph in which each dot represents a single person's data.