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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Standard deviation
  2. Validity
  3. Naturalistic observation
  4. Cognitive bias
  5. Illusionary correlation
  1. a The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
  2. b Watching behavior in real-world settings.
  3. c A systematic error in thinking.
  4. d A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
  5. e The extent to which a measure assesses what it claims to measure.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The variable that an experimenter measures to see whether the manipulation has an effect.
  2. The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
  3. Any difference between the experimental and control groups other than the independent variable.
  4. An application of mathematics that describe data.
  5. A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.

5 True/False questions

  1. Random assignmentCharacterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.

          

  2. ScatterplotA grouping of points on a two-dimensional graph in which each dot represents a single person's data.

          

  3. Informed consentCharacterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.

          

  4. Demand characteristicsThe measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.

          

  5. Experimenter bias effectA phenomenon in which reasercher's hypotheses lead them to unintentionally bias the outcome of a study.

          

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