5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Inferential statistics
- Experimental group
- Confounding variable
- a The group of participants that receives the manipulation.
- b Any difference between the experimental and control groups other than the independent variable.
- c The difference between the highest and lowest scores; a measure of dispersion.
- d The measure of how loosely or tightly bunched scores are.
- e Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Watching behavior in real-world settings.
- The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
- The extent to which we can gerneralize findings to real-world settings.
- Improvement resulting from the mere expectation of improvement.
- A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
5 True/False questions
Reliability → A heuristic that includes estimating the likelihood of an occurance based on the case with which it comes to our minds.
Case study → A research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.
Practical significance → It is very likely a real difference.
Demand characteristics → Cues that participants pick up from a study that allow them to generate guesses regarding the researcher's hypotheses.
Cognitive bias → The tendency to overestimate how well we could have successfully forecasted known outcomes.