5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Standard deviation
- Experimenter bias effect
- Correlational design
- Internal validity
- a The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
- b The tendency to overestimate our ability to make correct predictions.
- c A phenomenon in which reasercher's hypotheses lead them to unintentionally bias the outcome of a study.
- d A research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.
- e The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
5 Multiple choice questions
- An application of mathematics that describe data.
- Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
- When neither researchers nor participants are aware of who's in the experimental or control group.
- The measure of the "central" scores in a data set, or where the group tends to cluster.
- A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
5 True/False questions
Peer review → A process whereby researchers inform participants what the study was about.
Availability → The consistency of a measurement.
Scatterplot → A grouping of points on a two-dimensional graph in which each dot represents a single person's data.
Case study → A research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.
Inferential statistics → The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.