5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hindsight bias
- a A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
- b A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
- c The extent to which a measure assesses what it claims to measure.
- d The tendency to overestimate how well we could have successfully forecasted known outcomes.
- e A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The group of participants that doesn't receive the manipulation.
- The tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.
- A phenomenon in which reasercher's hypotheses lead them to unintentionally bias the outcome of a study.
- The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.
- A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
5 True/False questions
Response sets → Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
Existence proof → A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
Naturalistic observation → Watching behavior in real-world settings.
Demand characteristics → The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
Statistics → An application of mathematics that describe data.