5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Standard deviation
- Naturalistic observation
- Cognitive bias
- Illusionary correlation
- a The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
- b Watching behavior in real-world settings.
- c A systematic error in thinking.
- d A perception of a statistical association between two variables where none exists.
- e The extent to which a measure assesses what it claims to measure.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The variable that an experimenter measures to see whether the manipulation has an effect.
- The extent to which we can draw cause-and effect inferences from a study.
- Any difference between the experimental and control groups other than the independent variable.
- An application of mathematics that describe data.
- A mechanism by which experts in a field carefully screen the work of their colleagues.
5 True/False questions
Random assignment → Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
Scatterplot → A grouping of points on a two-dimensional graph in which each dot represents a single person's data.
Informed consent → Characterized by randomly sorting participants into two groups.
Demand characteristics → The measure of dispersion that takes into account how far each data point is from the mean.
Experimenter bias effect → A phenomenon in which reasercher's hypotheses lead them to unintentionally bias the outcome of a study.