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5 Matching questions

  1. Experiment
  2. Representativeness
  3. Experimenter bias effect
  4. Cognitive bias
  5. Double-blind
  1. a A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
  2. b A phenomenon in which reasercher's hypotheses lead them to unintentionally bias the outcome of a study.
  3. c When neither researchers nor participants are aware of who's in the experimental or control group.
  4. d A heuristic that includes judging the probability of an event by its superficial similarity to a prototype.
  5. e A systematic error in thinking.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A demonstration that a given psychological phenomenon can occur.
  2. A specification of how a variable is being measured for the purposes of a particular study.
  3. Watching behavior in real-world settings.
  4. Are tendencies of research participants to distort their responses to questionaire items.
  5. It has a real-worl importance.

5 True/False questions

  1. Confounding variable
    The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.


  2. Correlational designA research design that examines the extent to which two variables are associated.


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


  4. ReliabilityA heuristic that includes estimating the likelihood of an occurance based on the case with which it comes to our minds.


  5. Base rateA research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.