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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Mode
  2. Correlational design
  3. Mean
  4. Availability
  5. Random assignment
  1. a The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
  2. b A heuristic that includes estimating the likelihood of an occurance based on the case with which it comes to our minds.
  3. c The average; a measure of central tendency.
  4. d A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
  5. e Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
  2. It has a real-worl importance.
  3. A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
  4. The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
  5. The extent to which we can gerneralize findings to real-world settings.

5 True/False questions

  1. Naturalistic observationWatching behavior in real-world settings.

          

  2. Informed consentCharacterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.

          

  3. Case studyHow common a characterisic or behavior is.

          

  4. Inferential statisticsMathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.

          

  5. Hindsight biasA systematic error in thinking.