5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hindsight bias
- Internal validity
- External validity
- a The extent to which we can gerneralize findings to real-world settings.
- b Mental shortcuts that help us to streamline our thinking and make sense of our world.
- c The tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.
- d The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
- e The tendency to overestimate how well we could have successfully forecasted known outcomes.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
- A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
- To be unaware of whether one is in the experimental or control group.
- Watching behavior in real-world settings.
- A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.
5 True/False questions
Representativeness → A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
Experiment → A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
Random assignment → A procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.
Cognitive bias → The tendency to overestimate how well we could have successfully forecasted known outcomes.
Mean → The middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.