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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Experimental vs. Control Group
  2. Pysche & Logos (Grk origin words)
  3. Basic vs. Applied Research
  4. Definition of Psychology
  5. Correlation
  1. a the measure of a relationship between two variables or sets of data; stronger correlation = closer to 1.00 or -1.00
    Note - correlation doesn't assume causation!
  2. b self/conscious personality & reason/logic
  3. c Basic - conducted in lab
    Applied - outside the lab, real world problems
  4. d the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
  5. e experimental - group affected by experiment test; control - group that is not affected by changed variables

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. average (measure of central tendency)
  2. an integrated perspective that incorporates biological, psychological, and social-cultural levels of analysis
  3. middle value in a rank-ordered data set (measure of central tendency)
  4. Watson, Skinner, Pavlov; the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior without reference to mental processes
  5. examining one individual in depth to extrapolate to all
    weakness - atypical individuals -> wrong conclusions
    strength - suggest directions for further study

5 True/False questions

  1. Standard deviationexploring cause and effect - manipulate some factors while keeping others constant

          

  2. Experimentationexploring cause and effect - manipulate some factors while keeping others constant

          

  3. Independent vs. Dependent variableindependent variable manipulated by experimenter; dependent changes based on independent

          

  4. Surveymost frequently occurring value in data set (measure of central tendency)

          

  5. Rangemost frequently occurring value in data set (measure of central tendency)