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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Double-blind
  2. Existence proof
  3. External validity
  4. Statistical significance
  5. Peer review
  1. a The extent to which we can gerneralize findings to real-world settings.
  2. b When neither researchers nor participants are aware of who's in the experimental or control group.
  3. c It is very likely a real difference.
  4. d A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
  5. e A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
  2. Mathematical methods that allow us to determine whether we can generalize findings from our sample to the full population.
  3. The measure of how loosely or tightly bunched scores are.
  4. Watching behavior in real-world settings.
  5. The most frequent score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.

5 True/False questions

  1. OverconfidenceThe tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.

          

  2. MedianThe middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.

          

  3. ExperimentThe middle score in a data set; a measure of central tendency.

          

  4. Placebo effectImprovement resulting from the mere expectation of improvement.

          

  5. RepresentativenessA heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.