5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Confounding variable
- Random selection
- Independent variable
- Practical significance
- a A grouping of points on a two-dimensional graph in which each dot represents a single person's data.
- b The treatment or intervention that the experimenter "manipulates" or varies.
- c It has a real-worl importance.
- d Any difference between the experimental and control groups other than the independent variable.
- e A procedure that ensures every person in a population has an equal chance of being chosen to participate.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.
- A heuristic that includes estimating the likelihood of an occurance based on the case with which it comes to our minds.
- The extent to which a measure assesses what it claims to measure.
- A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
- Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
5 True/False questions
Internal validity → The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
Experimenter bias effect → A phenomenon in which reasercher's hypotheses lead them to unintentionally bias the outcome of a study.
Experimental group → A research design characterized by random assignment of participants to conditions and manipulation of an independent variable.
Control group → A systematic error in thinking.
Base rate → A research design that examines one person or a small number of people in depth, often over an extended time period.