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  1. platokurtic
  2. positvley skewed
  3. Selection bias
  4. direct observation
  5. Naturalistic Observation
  1. a direct observation of behavior without any any attempt by the observer to intervene. This kind of observation helps add external validity to labratory findings. Good for when ethical and moral considerations prevent experimental control
  2. b same as skewed to the right (it looks left)
  3. c when the procedures used to sample a population lead to overrepresentation or underrepresentation of some segments of the population
  4. d examining behavior while it occurs (2 kinds with intervention and without intervention)
  5. e very wide and flat distribution, normal is normal

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Refers to researchers choosing time intervals for making observations either sytematically or randomly
  2. Researchers observe peoples behavior as they are actively participating in the situation they are observing. This is very good for behavior and situations that are not normally open to observation. "disguised" and "undisguised"
  3. Observe 1 out of every 5 ppl in a given cafeteria or restuarant
  4. the interrelatedness of items in a psychological test for measuring the same ability or trait
  5. a.) reassuring participants your data will be confidential
    b)asking participants to tell the truth
    c) writing questiones so that undesirable traits are percieved as normal
    d) using validity scales
    e) using a multimethod approach

5 True/False questions

  1. Interviewer Biaswhen researchers biases determine which behaviors they choose to observe and when observers expectations about behavior lead to systematic errors in identifying and recording behavior.

          

  2. Archival Records2 kinds:
    1. Running: records for sports teams, facebook and twitter entries
    2. Specific Episodes: Marrige liscense, birth certificates, college degrees.

          

  3. Structured observationdirect observation of behavior without any any attempt by the observer to intervene. This kind of observation helps add external validity to labratory findings. Good for when ethical and moral considerations prevent experimental control

          

  4. Event SamplingObserve 1 out of every 5 ppl in a given cafeteria or restuarant

          

  5. Situation Sampling (food example)observe people eating in cafeterias, nice resturaunts, fast food resteuarants ect. and record what ppl eat

          

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