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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Correlation
  2. Case study
  3. Wilhelm Wundt
  4. Hypothesis
  5. Independent vs. Dependent variable
  1. a a testable prediction, helps shape/groove a theory
  2. b independent variable manipulated by experimenter; dependent changes based on independent
  3. c examining one individual in depth to extrapolate to all
    weakness - atypical individuals -> wrong conclusions
    strength - suggest directions for further study
  4. d german physiologist who founded psychology as a formal science
  5. e 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!

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. middle value in a rank-ordered data set (measure of central tendency)
  2. research based on experience and observations
  3. exploring cause and effect - manipulate some factors while keeping others constant
  4. observing and recording behavior
    weakness - lack of control
    strength - applications to real life behavior
  5. structuralism, aimed to discover structures of the mind through introspection

5 True/False questions

  1. Random Sampleeach person in a group has an = chance of participating

          

  2. Experimental vs. Control Groupexperimental - group affected by experiment test; control - group that is not affected by changed variables

          

  3. Standard deviationthe 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!

          

  4. Biopsychosocial Approachresearch based on experience and observations

          

  5. BehaviorismWatson, Skinner, Pavlov; the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior without reference to mental processes