5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Existence proof
- External validity
- Statistical significance
- Peer review
- a The extent to which we can gerneralize findings to real-world settings.
- b When neither researchers nor participants are aware of who's in the experimental or control group.
- c It is very likely a real difference.
- d A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
- e A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
- Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.
- The measure of how loosely or tightly bunched scores are.
- Watching behavior in real-world settings.
- The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
5 True/False questions
Overconfidence → The tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.
Median → The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
Experiment → The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
Placebo effect → Improvement resulting from the mere expectation of improvement.
Representativeness → A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.